Detroit
Residents

Welcome to GFL Environmental, where
we take great pride in serving you with all your
waste and recycling needs.

Detroit Residents

Welcome to GFL Environmental, where
we take great pride in serving you with all your
waste and recycling needs.

Detroit
Residents

Welcome to GFL
Environmental Services, where we take great pride in serving you with all your waste and recycling needs.

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Your Service Days

Find out what day your household waste
and recycle items are picked up

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Order a Cart

Online cart orders and payment

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Your Service Days

Find out what day your household waste
and recycle items are picked up

icon-pay

Order a Cart

Online cart orders and payment

Icon-serviceday

Your Service Days

Find out what day your
household waste and recycle
items are picked up

SERVICE DAYS

Enter your address on the map.

The letter A or B identifies the every-other-week collection
of yard waste, bulk waste and recyclables. A are the WHITE weeks, and B are the GRAY weeks.

All items for pickup
must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

2017 CALENDAR

White Weeks: A Service Day

Gray Weeks: B Service Day

Red Box: Holidays

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HOLIDAYS

No service on

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For any holiday falling on a weekday, service will be delayed one work day.

EXTENDED LEAVE/ SUSPENSION OF SERVICE

Residents may request a suspension of service once every 12 months if out of town at least 30 days but not more than 90 days.

Call 844-GO-GFLUSA to arrange.

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Order a Cart
Online cart orders and payment

ORDER A CART

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We offer carts for solid waste, yard waste and recycling. Each cart comes with easy-rolling, heavy-duty wheels, a hinged, attached lid, and an easy-grip tip bar. We also provide free cart delivery to your home.

SERVICE DAYS

Enter your address on the map.

The letter A or B identifies the every-other-week collection
of yard waste, bulk waste and recyclables. A are the WHITE weeks, and B are the GRAY weeks.

All items for pickup
must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

2017 CALENDAR

White Weeks: A Service Day

Gray Weeks: B Service Day

Red Box: Holidays

detroit-2017-calendar-desktop

HOLIDAYS

No service on

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For any holiday falling on
a weekday, service will be
delayed one work day.

EXTENDED LEAVE/ SUSPENSION OF SERVICE

Residents may request a suspension of service once every 12 months if out of town at least 30 days but not more than 90 days.

Call 844-GO-GFLUSA to arrange.

SERVICE DAYS

Enter your address on the map.

The letter A or B identifies the every-other-week collection of yard waste, bulk waste and recyclables.
A are the WHITE weeks, and B are the GRAY weeks.

All items for pickup
must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

2017 CALENDAR

White Weeks: A Service Day

Gray Weeks: B Service Day

Red Box: Holidays

detroit-2017-calendar-desktop

HOLIDAYS

No service on

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For any holiday falling on
a weekday, service will be
delayed one work day.

EXTENDED LEAVE/ SUSPENSION OF SERVICE

Residents may request a suspension of service once every 12 months if out of town at least 30 days but not more than 90 days.

Call 844-GO-GFLUSA to arrange.

ORDER A CART

gfl_ordercart_button

We offer carts for solid waste, yard waste and recycling. Each cart comes with easy-rolling, heavy-duty wheels, a hinged, attached lid, and an easy-grip tip bar. We also provide free cart delivery to your home.

ORDER A CART

gfl_ordercart_button

We offer carts for solid waste, yard waste and recycling. Each cart comes with easy-rolling, heavy-duty wheels, a hinged, attached lid, and an easy-grip tip bar. We also provide free cart delivery to your home.

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Recycle

Some recycling
FAQs to consider

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Waste &
Bulk Policy

Do’s and Don’ts

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Info & FAQ

Get answers to your
questions here

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Recycle

Some recycling
FAQs to consider

waste-policy

Waste &
Bulk Policy

Do’s and Don’ts

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Info & FAQ

Get answers to your
questions here

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Recycle
Some recycling
FAQs to consider

OPTIONAL CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM

The city now offers this every other week on your bulk day service.

Allowed

  • Plastics
  • Grocery bags
  • Clear & colored glass
  • Metal & paper
  • Phone books & magazines
  • Brown paper bags
  • Cardboard cut into 2’by 2’ pieces and tied in bundles
  • Paperboard
  • Boxboard (cereal and tissue boxes) flattened

Not Allowed

  • Paper milk & juice cartons
  • Packing materials
  • Garbage
  • Propane tanks
  • Paint cans
  • Medical waste
  • Flammables
  • Household cleaners
  • Dry & liquid chemicals
  • Wood items
  • Batteries

REWARDS
FOR RECYCLING

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GFL Rewards allows customers to earn money-saving coupons and certificates.

Every time you participate in curbside recycling, you sign into your online account and record your activity. You then earn special deals from local and national businesses and service-providers.

When eligible, you print coupons from your own home computer.

waste-policy
Waste &
Bulk Policy
Do’s and Don’ts

HOUSEHOLD SOLID
WASTE

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

Trash must be contained in 96-gallon, large-wheeled carts or plastic bags. Containers may not exceed 200 pounds. Additional carts are $25 each.

Not allowed: Yard waste, Construction debris, Hazardous materials like paint, solvents, garden products, etc. Car parts, including engines, oil, fuel, batteries, tires, etc. Home repair and cleaning products like glues, caulks, cleansers, polishes, etc. Mercury thermometers, Large glass panes Large branches and tree stumps, Fluorescent light bulbs, Ammunition.

YARD WASTE

Pickup is April 3 
through the second full week in December.

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. Pickup is on your bulk day.

Must be contained in up to 35-gallon plastic or metal containers labeled “Yard Waste” weighing no more than 50 pounds, or in biodegradable kraft yard waste bags set out during compost season.

Allowables: include garden waste, leaves, lawn cuttings, shrub and tree trimmings.

Not allowed: include 
any flammable or explosive (ammunition, antifreeze, 
fire extinguishers, gasoline, lacquers, oils, poisons 
and corrosives).

Christmas trees will be picked up through mid-January.

Weight of 32-gallon containers may not exceed 60 pounds.

BULK WASTE

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. along with solid waste.

Allowable include 
appliances, hot water tanks, 
air conditioners, furniture, etc., as long as item does not exceed 1,000 pounds or 1 cubic yard in volume.

Not allowed include remodeling and construction debris, and hazardous materials.

Note: For safety’s sake, you are required to remove doors and racks from appliances before setting out.

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Info & FAQ
Get answers to your
questions here

SAFETY FIRST

BROKEN GLASS – must be wrapped in several layers of newspaper and marked “Broken Glass,” then set BESIDE trash bin–never inside.

PORCELAIN PRODUCTS – such as sinks, tubs and toilets can cause serious injury if jagged edges aren’t taped and marked.

LATEX PAINT – must be transformed from liquid to solid by adding kitty litter or sand, then allowed to harden. Lids must be removed. To dispose of oil-based products, consult your municipality for special days they accept hazardous waste.

PAILS, BUCKETS, TUBS – and other receptacles capable of holding rainwater pose a drowning hazard to small children and pets. Place these inside bins, not beside them.

APPLIANCES – must have doors 
and lids removed before placed curbside, as they pose a hazard 
to children, who could become trapped inside.

MEDICAL SHARPS – including syringes with disposable needles or lancets, must be safely enclosed in a puncture-proof container (i.e. coffee can or heavy-duty detergent container) secured with a lid, and labeled “Medical Sharps.”

SHARING THE ROAD – Our drivers and loaders are instructed to be careful and respectful of other moving vehicles. If you observe a problem, please inform us at 844-GO-GFLUSA.

HAZARDOUS WASTES – are capable of causing a fire or explosion, especially when subjected to the intense pressures placed upon them when squeezed into the rear ends of our trucks. Never place the following in your trash or recycle bin: ammunition, antifreeze, fuel, oil, lacquers or anything considered or labeled dangerous, flammable, combustible, poisonous or corrosive.

Need more info?

Check out our FAQ.

OPTIONAL CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM
The city now offers this every other week on your bulk day service. 

Allowed

  • Plastics
  • Grocery bags
  • Clear & colored glass
  • Metal & paper
  • Phone books & magazines
  • Brown paper bags
  • Cardboard cut into 2’by 2’ pieces and tied in bundles
  • Paperboard
  • Boxboard (cereal and tissue boxes) flattened

Not Allowed

  • Paper milk & juice cartons
  • Packing materials
  • Garbage
  • Propane tanks
  • Paint cans
  • Medical waste
  • Flammables
  • Household cleaners
  • Dry & liquid chemicals
  • Wood items
  • Batteries

REWARDS
FOR RECYCLING

gfl_signup_button_small

GFL Rewards allows customers to earn money-saving coupons and certificates.

Every time you participate in curbside recycling, you sign into your online account and record your activity. You then earn special deals from local and national businesses and service-providers.

When eligible, you print coupons from your own home computer.

OPTIONAL CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM

The city now offers this every other week on your bulk day service.

Allowed

  • Plastics
  • Grocery bags
  • Clear & colored glass
  • Metal & paper
  • Phone books & magazines
  • Brown paper bags
  • Cardboard cut into 2’by 2’ pieces and tied in bundles
  • Paperboard
  • Boxboard (cereal and tissue boxes) flattened

Not Allowed

  • Paper milk & juice cartons
  • Packing materials
  • Garbage
  • Propane tanks
  • Paint cans
  • Medical waste
  • Flammables
  • Household cleaners
  • Dry & liquid chemicals
  • Wood items
  • Batteries

REWARDS
FOR RECYCLING

gfl_signup_button_small

GFL Rewards allows customers to earn money-saving coupons and certificates.

Every time you participate in curbside recycling, you sign into your online account and record your activity. You then earn special deals from local and national businesses and service-providers.

When eligible, you print coupons from your own home computer.

HOUSEHOLD SOLID
WASTE
Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

Trash must be contained in 96-gallon, large-wheeled carts or plastic bags. Containers may not exceed 200 pounds. Additional carts are $25 each.

Not allowed: Yard waste, Construction debris, Hazardous materials like paint, solvents, garden products, etc. Car parts, including engines, oil, fuel, batteries, tires, etc. Home repair and cleaning products like glues, caulks, cleansers, polishes, etc. Mercury thermometers, Large glass panes Large branches and tree stumps, Fluorescent light bulbs, Ammunition.

YARD WASTE

Pickup is April 3 
through the second full week in December.

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. Pickup is on your bulk day.

Must be contained in up to 35-gallon plastic or metal containers labeled “Yard Waste” weighing no more than 50 pounds, or in biodegradable kraft yard waste bags set out during compost season.

Allowables: include garden waste, leaves, lawn cuttings, shrub and tree trimmings.

Not allowed: include 
any flammable or explosive (ammunition, antifreeze, 
fire extinguishers, gasoline, lacquers, oils, poisons 
and corrosives).

Christmas trees will be picked up through mid-January.

Weight of 32-gallon containers may not exceed 60 pounds.

BULK WASTE

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. along with solid waste.

Allowable include 
appliances, hot water tanks, 
air conditioners, furniture, etc., as long as item does not exceed 1,000 pounds or 1 cubic yard in volume.

Not allowed include remodeling and construction debris, and hazardous materials.

Note: For safety’s sake, you are required to remove doors and racks from appliances before setting out.

HOUSEHOLD
SOLID
WASTE

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

Trash must be contained in 96-gallon, large-wheeled carts or plastic bags. Containers may not exceed 200 pounds. Additional carts are $25 each.

Not allowed: Yard waste, Construction debris, Hazardous materials like paint, solvents, garden products, etc. Car parts, including engines, oil, fuel, batteries, tires, etc. Home repair and cleaning products like glues, caulks, cleansers, polishes, etc. Mercury thermometers, Large glass panes Large branches and tree stumps, Fluorescent light bulbs, Ammunition.

YARD WASTE

Pickup is April 3 
through the second full week in December.

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. Pickup is on your bulk day.

Must be contained in up to 35-gallon plastic or metal containers labeled “Yard Waste” weighing no more than 50 pounds, or in biodegradable kraft yard waste bags set out during compost season.

Allowables: include garden waste, leaves, lawn cuttings, shrub and tree trimmings.

Not allowed: include 
any flammable or explosive (ammunition, antifreeze, 
fire extinguishers, gasoline, lacquers, oils, poisons 
and corrosives).

Christmas trees will be picked up through mid-January.

 Weight of 32-gallon containers may not exceed 60 pounds.

BULK WASTE

Must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. along with solid waste.

Allowable include 
appliances, hot water tanks, 
air conditioners, furniture, etc., as long as item does not exceed 1,000 pounds or 1 cubic yard in volume.

Not allowed include remodeling and construction debris, and hazardous materials.

Note: For safety’s sake, you are required to remove doors and racks from appliances before setting out.

SAFETY FIRST

BROKEN GLASS – must be wrapped in several layers of newspaper and marked “Broken Glass,” then set BESIDE trash bin–never inside.

PORCELAIN PRODUCTS – such as sinks, tubs and toilets can cause serious injury if jagged edges aren’t taped and marked.

LATEX PAINT – must be transformed from liquid to solid by adding kitty litter or sand, then allowed to harden. Lids must be removed. To dispose of oil-based products, consult your municipality for special days they accept hazardous waste.

PAILS, BUCKETS, TUBS – and other receptacles capable of holding rainwater pose a drowning hazard to small children and pets. Place these inside bins, not beside them.

APPLIANCES – must have doors 
and lids removed before placed curbside, as they pose a hazard 
to children, who could become trapped inside.

MEDICAL SHARPS – including syringes with disposable needles or lancets, must be safely enclosed in a puncture-proof container (i.e. coffee can or heavy-duty detergent container) secured with a lid, and labeled “Medical Sharps.”

SHARING THE ROAD – Our drivers and loaders are instructed to be careful and respectful of other moving vehicles. If you observe a problem, please inform us at 866-GO-GFLUSA.

HAZARDOUS WASTES – are capable of causing a fire or explosion, especially when subjected to the intense pressures placed upon them when squeezed into the rear ends of our trucks. Never place the following in your trash or recycle bin: ammunition, antifreeze, fuel, oil, lacquers or anything considered or labeled dangerous, flammable, combustible, poisonous or corrosive.

Need more info?

Check out our FAQ.

SAFETY FIRST

BROKEN GLASS – must be wrapped in several layers of newspaper and marked “Broken Glass,” then set BESIDE trash bin–never inside.

PORCELAIN PRODUCTS – such as sinks, tubs and toilets can cause serious injury if jagged edges aren’t taped and marked.

LATEX PAINT – must be transformed from liquid to solid by adding kitty litter or sand, then allowed to harden. Lids must be removed. To dispose of oil-based products, consult your municipality for special days they accept hazardous waste.

PAILS, BUCKETS, TUBS – and other receptacles capable of holding rainwater pose a drowning hazard to small children and pets. Place these inside bins, not beside them.

APPLIANCES – must have doors 
and lids removed before placed curbside, as they pose a hazard 
to children, who could become trapped inside.

MEDICAL SHARPS – including syringes with disposable needles or lancets, must be safely enclosed in a puncture-proof container (i.e. coffee can or heavy-duty detergent container) secured with a lid, and labeled “Medical Sharps.”

SHARING THE ROAD – Our drivers and loaders are instructed to be careful and respectful of other moving vehicles. If you observe a problem, please inform us at 844-GO-GFLUSA.

HAZARDOUS WASTES – are capable of causing a fire or explosion, especially when subjected to the intense pressures placed upon them when squeezed into the rear ends of our trucks. Never place the following in your trash or recycle bin: ammunition, antifreeze, fuel, oil, lacquers or anything considered or labeled dangerous, flammable, combustible, poisonous or corrosive.

Need more info?

Check out our FAQ.

Your municipality may also be helpful when inquiring about service dates, billing and disposal of hazardous waste.  Consider calling or visiting their website for details.

Your municipality may also be helpful when inquiring about service dates, billing and disposal of hazardous waste.  Consider calling or visiting their website for details.

Your municipality may also be helpful when inquiring about service dates, billing and disposal of hazardous waste.  Consider calling or visiting their website for details.