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Grand Rapids Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Grand Rapids trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Grand Rapids is in Michigan with Wyoming to the south, Lansing and East Lansing to the southeast, Georgetown to the southwest, and Allendale to the west.

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

Grand Rapids Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Residents/My-Neighborhood

Trash Pick Up Holidays

We delay trash and recycling collection in observance of some holidays. Service will be delayed by one day on holidays listed below

  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving

Grand Rapids Trash Collection Map

Grand Rapids trash pickup schedule map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Services/Bulky-Item-Appliance-Collection

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup


  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Water heaters
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators*
  • Freezers*
  • Microwave ovens
  • Air conditioners
  • Humidifiers/ dehumidifiers
  • Garbage disposals
  • Trash compactors 
  • Furnaces

* Refrigerator and freezer doors must be removed for collection


  • Bed frames
  • Buffets
  • Couches
  • Dressers
  • Hutches
  • Love seats
  • Recliners
  • Stereo Cabinets
  • Wall Units

Household Items

  • Bathtubs
  • Box springs
  • Garage Doors
  • Glass or Wood doors
  • Mattresses
  • Sinks
  • Sliding Doors
  • Window Awnings

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Televisions
  • Ammo
  • Explosives
  • Sharps

Grand Rapids Junk Removal

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

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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 Grand Rapids and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Schedule and Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the City of Grand Rapids recycling schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Grand Rapids?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Services/Bulky-Item-Appliance-Collection

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Residents/My-Neighborhood

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 Grand Rapids Public Works Department?

311 or 616-456-3000

[email protected]

City Hall Monroe Storefront
300 Monroe Ave NW, Monroe Level
Grand Rapids

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Grand Rapids trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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