Bulk & Trash Service will occur one day late from January 1st–January 6th, 2018 due to New Years Day. Monday Bulk will be collected on Tuesday. Questions about Bulk collection? 

Contact GFL or Advanced Disposal:
East Side: GFL at (844) 464-3587
West Side: Advanced Disposal at (844) 233-8764 

Not sure who to call? DPW Solid Waste Division: (313) 876-0049

Christmas Trees

The Department of Public Works will also pick up Christmas trees during the first two weeks of January. Residents should leave the trees at the curb on their regularly scheduled bulk collection day. All garland, lights, and ornaments should be removed before tree is placed at the curb. For more information about the holiday bulk pick-up schedule, call (313) 876-0049.

Real Christmas Tree Fake/Artificial Christmas Tree
Typically has pine needles Made of plastic
Collected in first 2 weeks of January Collected throughout year
Same day as bulk waste pick up, separate pick up* Part of normal bulk pick up*
Garland, lights, ornaments must be removed  

The City of Detroit offers several ways to dispose of bulk and yard waste:

Questions? Call DPW Solid Waste Division at (313) 876-0049

Options for Debris Removal:

  1. Bi-Weekly Curbside Bulk Pickup provided by GFL & Advanced Disposal
  2. City of Detroit Paid Pick-Up Bulk Collection Service
  3. Visit Free Citizen Bulk Drop-Off Centers
  4. Visit J-Fons Transfer Station

Report Illegal Dumping

Call (313) 876-0426 or use ImproveDetroit to report illegal dumping