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    While the name is changing, our commitment to our customers hasn’t. So you can expect the same reliable recycling and solid waste collection, transfer and disposal services we’ve always provided in Detroit from Republic Services.

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Republic Services of Detroit

Your local team at Republic Services is devoted to meeting your needs every day. We’re dedicated to providing cost-effective garbage collection, recycling and solid waste disposal solutions for your home, business or government entity.

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Explore our waste and recycling solutions for Detroit

Properly dispose of sharps materials at homes and healthcare centers.

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As your Waste Stream Advisors, we can provide business-minded, full-scale services for your industry.

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Find the right waste management and recycling services for construction, demolition and renovation projects.

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Our landfills are highly engineered facilities that safely manage a variety of waste materials and protect the environment.

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What do you accept for curbside recycling?

  • Aluminum and metal cans (labels do not have to be removed)
  • Plastic #1-#7
  • Newspaper (please bundle or tie)
  • Corrugated cardboard/box board (i.e. cereal, soda, beer type packaging).
  • Magazines
  • Milk Cartons
  • Building Materials or scrap metal
  • Waxed paper
  • Window glass, light bulbs or ceramics
  • Light bulbs
  • Ceramic dishes
  • Plastic or wax coated paper (milk cartons)
  • Styrofoam
  • Aluminum foil or foil pie pans
Prepare your recycle materials properly
  • Cans - rinse clean
  • Newspapers - place in paper bag or bundle
  • Flatten plastic milk and soda bottles to save space in your container
Does the trash inside the cart have to bagged?
Yes. All trash must be bagged and placed inside the toter (if applicable) or your own personal trash cans. If you do not use trash cans please make sure your bagged trash is securely prepared.

Do you take large items and when?
When you call our office 24 hours in advance of your pickup day, we will take some bulk items on your normal trash pickup day. For appliances, metal, or heavy items we will service with a different vehicle. Please call our customer service department at (800) 858-0089 for the schedule of these pickup dates. There is a nominal fee for the special pickup based on the type of item. Prices vary by community.

When will you pick up my bagged leaves?
We will pick up leaves starting the first week of April through the last week of November for individual subscription accounts. If you are in a city or town where you pay for your trash service through you taxes, please contact your city or town for leaf removal instructions. When the dates for year are known, this section will be updated.

What will you not pick up?
We will not pick up
  • flammable products
  • oil
  • paint cans
  • tires
  • animal carcasses
  • manure
  • tree stumps
  • dirt
  • stone
  • rock
  • brick
  • lead, acid/wet cell batteries
  • railroad ties
  • toxic materials
  • bio-hazardous materials or waste
  • propane/oxygen/helium tanks
  • items containing gas or oil
  • explosives
  • live ammunition or weapons
  • large amounts of animal waste
  • oversized brush, (longer than 4 feet in length or 6 inches in diameter)
  • bags weighing more than 50 pounds
  • …or any items that cannot be safely loaded by our crews for removal or any items that may damage our hauling equipment
When will you pick up my yard debris?
All yard waste to be collected must be prepared accordingly and placed to the curb for collection. Place all yard debris in clearly labeled containers or paper Kraft lawn bags. All containers/bags should weigh no more than 50 pounds.
We partner with the following communities in the metropolitan Detroit service area:

Ann Arbor Township​ ​Inkster
​City of Allen Park ​Northville Township
​City of Belleville ​Pittsfield Township
​City of Dearborn ​Ray Township
​City of Plymouth ​Redford Township
City of Rochester Hills ​Shelby Township
​City of Taylor ​South Rockwood
​City of Wayne ​Sumpter Township
​City of Westland ​Superior Township
​Commerce Township ​Village of Carleton
​Frenchtown Township ​Washington Township
​Garden City ​White Lake Township
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8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact Information

1633 Highwood Blvd West
MI 48340

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Main Office: 800-858-0089


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