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Macomb Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Macomb is in Michigan with Sterling Heights and Warren to the south, Flint to the northwest and Sarnia to the northeast.

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.

Macomb Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.macomb-mi.gov/257/Trash-Services

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Years Day
  • Independence Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If the holiday falls on a weekday, your scheduled service day will be delayed by one day.

Macomb Trash Collection Map

Macomb Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.macomb-mi.gov/257/Trash-Services

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Plastics – containers with codes 1 through 7

  • Clear & colored glass, no broken glass/panes, drinking glasses. Please
    remove all plastic and metal lids
  • Metal including cans, pots, pans, etc.
  • Paper, newspaper, phone books, magazines and brown paper bags
  • Cardboard – cut into 2’x 2’ pieces and tied in bundles
  • Paper board and box board (i.e. cereal, tissue, shoe box) – flattened and
    stuffed in biggest box or bundled
  • Milk or Juice Cartons

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Packing materials
  • Garbage
  • Propane Tanks
  • Paint cans
  • Medical Waste
  • Flammable liquids
  • Household cleaners
  • Dry or liquid chemicals
  • Wood items
  • Batteries
  • Plastic Bags

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

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.macomb-mi.gov/257/Trash-Services

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Macomb?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://macomb-mi.gov/DocumentCenter/View/836/Trash-Pick-Up-Informational-Newsletter?bidId=

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.macomb-mi.gov/257/Trash-Services

What time does trash collection start?

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

How can I contact the Macomb Customer Service?


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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Macomb 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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