Free Citizen Bulk Drop Off Centers

Detroit residents with proper ID may use DPW drop-off centers for up to 1,000 pounds or 1 cubic yard (with a limit of 1,000 pounds of bulk per person per day).

 

No construction debris or commercial vehicles accepted at Citizen Drop-Off Centers. If you have construction debris, the Department of Public Works offers a Paid Bulk Collection Service to help residents remove unwanted debris from their yards. Commercial vehicles and all types of debris are also accepted at the: 

 

Citizen Drop-Off Center Locations & Hours:

DPW Davison Yard – 7901 W. Davison

  • Open Tuesday – Saturday
  • Summer Hours (April 1 – October 31):
    • 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
    • (Closed 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31):
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
    • (Closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

DPW Southfield Yard – 12255 Southfield Rd.

  • Open Monday – Saturday
  • Summer Hours (April 1 – October 31):
    • 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
    • (Closed 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31):
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
    • (Closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

DPW J. Fons Yard – 6451 E. McNichols

  • Open Monday – Friday (Year Round)
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
    • (Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Citizen Bulk Drop-Off Center Rules

We do not accept the following items:

  • No Household Garbage
  • Remodeling/Construction Debris
  • Demolition Debris
  • Building Materials
  • Chemicals/Containers
  • Car or Truck Parts
  • Fuel Tanks
  • No Tree Logs Greater Than 8 Inches in Diameter or 8 Feet Long
  • Tires with Rims
  • More than 4 Tires