Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART)

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Convenient “single stream” recycling means no sorting. Service is available to single family households in the City of Lansing. Commercial recycling service is available to businesses in Lansing.
A large white truck collecting curbside recycling.


Household trash collection options include: convenient, heavy duty roll out trash carts, blue city trash bags, bulk item collection for items over 30 pounds and/or longer than four feet, such as appliances and furniture.
Blue trash carts lined up at the curb.

Yard Waste

Curbside collection is available for leaves, grass clippings, tree trimmings and other organic yard waste materials. Items are picked up weekly on a seasonal basis between April and November.

Sign up for CART pickup

Want to sign up for Capital Area Recycling and Trash pickup? It's easy. CART does residential trash, recycling and yard waste pickup year round. 
A man loading bags onto a large orange CART truck.