Refuse Collection Schedule Map

Check out the color-coded map below for pickup days in your neighborhood.


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Yard Waste Pickup Begins March 26

GFL Environmental will begin curbside pickup of yard waste items on Monday, March 26. Yard waste is defined as leaves, lawn cuttings, and shrub and tree trimmings, and the like.

Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable bags or containers no larger than 35 gallons. Please ensure yard waste bags and containers weigh less than 50 pounds. Brush and limbs greater than two inches in diameter must be in bundles no longer than four feet in length, and not exceeding a total of 18 inches in diameter or more than 50 pounds.

Yard waste pickup does not include dirt, sod, large stumps, sand, gravel, concrete, rocks, animal feces, and dead animals.

The Last Day for the Yard Waste collection is Friday, December 18th

GFL Environmental is the City's Refuse Hauler
Contact Info:

GFL Environmental
6200 Elmridge Drive
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
(844) 464-3587
web site:

Holiday Pick Up Schedule

No Pickup On:

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

When a holiday falls on a weekday, the residential collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. There are no delays when a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday.