Detroit Garbage Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Detroit garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Detroit is in Michigan with Farmington Hills to the northwest, Columbus and Toledo to the south, Ann Arbor to the west.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Detroit Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://detroitmi.gov/webapp/find-your-waste-pickup-schedule

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

If one of the following holidays occurs on a weekday and your collection day falls on or after that holiday, your collection will be delayed by one day.

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day,
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • (National Holidays only)

Detroit Trash Collection Map

Detroit garbage pickup schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://detroitmi.gov/departments/department-public-works/refuse-collection/bulk-yard-waste/paid-pick-bulk-collection-service

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Furniture, Mattresses, Appliances, Hot Water Tanks, Carpeting, and Large Toys.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Remodeling or construction debris, household hazardous waste.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Detroit and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://detroitmi.gov/sites/detroitmi.localhost/files/2019-05/GFL_RECYCLES_General_19%20%282%29.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Detroit?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://detroitmi.gov/departments/department-public-works/refuse-collection/bulk-yard-waste/paid-pick-bulk-collection-service

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://detroitmi.gov/webapp/find-your-waste-pickup-schedule

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Detroit Public Works Department?

(313) 876-0004

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