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Sterling Heights Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Sterling Heights is in Michigan with Shelby Township to the north, Troy to the northwest, Royal Oak to the southwest, Warren and Detroit to the south.

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.

Sterling Heights Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s trash collection schedule.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays:

  • Labor Day – closed, 1 day delay all week
  • Thanksgiving – closed, Thursday and Friday delayed 1 day
  • Christmas Day – closed, 1 day delay all week

Sterling Heights Trash Collection Map

Sterling Heights Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

For large items that do not fit or belong in your bins, you may schedule a bulky item collection by calling the Department of Public Works at 586-446-2440 (Option 8). Service charges and disposal/recycling fees apply.

Acceptable and Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Contact the Department of Public Works at 586-446-2440 (Option 8) or the Sterling Heights GFL representative at 586-944-6831 to learn more about what items are acceptable and unacceptable for bulk pickup.

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 Sterling Heights 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 guide and information.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Sterling Heights?

Residents may call the Department of Public Works at 586-446-2440 (Option 8) for pricing and to schedule a pickup for bulky items.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s Refuse Collection Map.

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 Sterling Heights Public Works Department?

7200 18 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314


Sterling Heights GFL Representative:

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