Commercial Recycling Program


The Department of Public Works now offers recycling service to its current commercial and multifamily trash customers. If you are interested, please fill out our form or contact our Recycling Coordinator.

Whom it’s for:

  • Current Department of Public Works refuse collection customers
  • Commercial properties
  • Multifamily residential buildings with more than 4 units. (apartment buildings)
    • Residential condominiums are NOT eligible for this service.
    • Residential buildings with 4 or fewer units can participate in the Detroit Recycles single-family curbside recycling program for free.
  • Note that not all properties may physically suited for recycling service by the Department of Public Works.

How it works:

  • Let us know you’re interested by filling out our Commercial Recycling Interest Form or contacting our Recycling Coordinator,Madi Kraus, [email protected].
  • We visit your property and educate your staff/residents on how to recycle with confidence
  • You sign up for 96-gallon carts or a 450-gallon container for weekly service by the Department of Public Works
  • We drop off your containers, and you can start to reduce your impact on the environment and send fewer materials to the landfill!


Recycling Cart