Bulk & Yard Waste


Information on how to properly dispose of bulk and yard waste in the city of Detroit.

Great News! Effective, June 1st, 2019:

  • All services will be collected on the same day.
  • City residents will be able to increase their non-bagged tree debris from 4 to 5 cubic yards.
  • The yard waste collection period has increased from 32 weeks to 36 weeks
  • Bulk collection has increased from 1 cubic yard to 2 cubic yards.
  • Contractors will improve collections by tagging improperly prepared bulk/yard waste
  • Updated Guidelines:

For questions or assistance, please contact DPW Solid Waste Division (313) 876-0004


See Press Release for more details.


Find out when your recycling, trash, bulk & yard waste gets picked up: 

Type your street address where it says "Type your street address" and choose the correct address from the list of results. Now choose "My Schedule" or enter your phone number to get text message reminders the evening before each pickup.