Recycling

Collection Schedule


View the collection schedule and then place recycling at the curb by 7:30 a.m. on your collection day and no sooner than 6 p.m. on the day before collection. Recycle is collected once a month the same day as your refuse collection. Recycle carts should be placed with the handle facing your home. Allow at least a four foot space around your cart for the automated arm of the truck to access your cart.
 

Changes to the Curbside Recycling Program


In early August 2010, the City of Midland began a fully automated, single stream recycling program for residents. This program allows for a wider variety of recyclables that can be collected at the curb. See below for an expanded list of acceptable collectibles.  Simply place your recyclables in the cart.  No need to bag or sort.  Remember to rinse out all food residues from containers.
     

Contracted Service  


Republic Waste Services, the City’s contracted service provider for recycling collection, has provided each resident with a brown, 95-gallon cart. These carts are owned by Republic. Please note that the brown 95-gallon carts may only be used for recycling.

If a resident moves from their current address, the cart should remain at the initial delivery location. If you would like additional brown carts, they are available for lease through Republic Waste Services at a cost of $36 per year.  For more information on leasing additional brown carts, contact the Department of Public Services at 989-837-6900.

Contact Us

  1. Karen Murphy
    Director of Public Services
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    Municipal Service Center
    4811 N. Saginaw Rd.
    Midland, MI 48640
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    Ph: 989-837-6900

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City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Dial-A-Ride will be closed on January 16.

The Sanitary Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library, Municipal Service Center and City Hall will remain open during regular business hours on January 16.

For more information on City services and holiday hours, click here.




Refuse/Recycling Collection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Refuse/Recycling Collection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Refuse/Recycling Collection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, January 17.

Items to be Collected


Please review the Acceptable Items for Recycling Guide for a list of recyclable items.  

Proper Use of Your New Cart


Please review the Proper Use of New Carts Guide for instruction on how to properly maneuver your brown recycle cart.

Alternate Recycling Resources


Other recyclable items that are not included in curbside collection may be recycled locally.
  • Midland Recyclers (at the entrance to the Midland Sanitary Landfill, 4311 E. Ashman St.) - call 989-631-1668.
  • Brady News & Recycling, Inc. (3240 Schuette Rd.) - Call 989-496-9900 for information. 
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