Recycling Information

  

The city of Detroit is collecting recycling materials placed in the designated container at the curb every other week. The recycling program is voluntary and open to all residents residing in a single family home or in a house with up to 4 units, including those who did not previously recycle.

If you're not recycling, now is a great time to join thousands of Detroiters who are protecting the environment and creating less pollution by recycling.

How to get a recycling cart (3 options):

  1. All residents can purchase a recycling cart for $25 from their contractor to participate in the recycling program.
  2. Attend a recycling workshop (see details below) and get a Free recycling cart.
  3. Play the Online Recycling Challenge Educational Game and get a Free recycling cart.

Option 1: Request your recycling cart from your contractor ($25)

Option 2: Get a free recycling container by attending workshop

You can learn more about Detroit’s curbside recycling program and receive a free recycling cart by attending a curbside recycling workshop with Zero Waste Detroit or Green Living Science. 

To schedule or attend a recycling workshop near you, call 

 or 

Option 3: Get a free recycling container by playing the Online Recycling Challenge Educational Game

https://detroitmi.gov/webapp/recycling-challenge-educational-game