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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero

Trash Cart, Trash Bag & Bulk Item Services

Trash is picked up weekly on the same day as recycling and yard waste.  Residents may choose to sign up for trash cart service or purchase city trash bags.

Trash Carts

Place trash carts at the curbside no later than 7:00 a.m.  on collection day.  Please promptly remove carts from the curbside after collection day.

Convenient, heavy duty roll out trash carts for household refuse collection (blue city bags are not needed). Carts are available in the following sizes:

  • 32 gallon = $42.00/3 months (holds 2-3 kitchen sized bags)
  • 65 gallon = $46.00/3 months (holds 4-5 kitchen sized bags)
  • 95 gallon = $52.00/3 months (holds 6-8 kitchen sized bags, plus an extra 3, 30 gallon bags accepted on side of cart)
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    To sign up for service, call 517/483-4400. This is a pre-paid service. Carts will be delivered as soon as possible after quarterly payment is received.
  • All trash must be bagged.
  • No yard waste or recyclables please.
  • No dirt, stones, rocks or dead animals. Please double bag all human waste (diapers) and animal waste
  • NO hazardous waste, gasoline or other explosive materials, wet paint, herbicides, pesticides, hot ashes or coals.

City ordinance does not allow yard waste or recyclable materials to be mixed with trash. 

City Trash Bags

Place trash bags at the curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on collection day. There is a 30 pound weight limit on all bags.

Blue bags are available at many local grocery and convenience stores, click here for complete list.  The cost is $8.75 for a package of five bags (prices subject to change).

Residents may set out as many blue bags as necessary, provided each one weighs 30 pounds or less. 

No dirt, stones, rocks or dead animals.

Please double bag all human waste (diapers) and animal waste

NO hazardous waste, gasoline or other explosive materials, wet paint, herbicides, pesticides, hot ashes or coals.

City ordinance does not allow yard waste or recyclable materials to be mixed with trash.

 

 Bulk Items

Large items over 30 pounds and/or longer than 4 feet in length, such as appliances and furniture must be tagged with a bulk collection sticker. Stickers are available at courtesy desks of many local grocery stores for $33.00 per sticker (prices subject to change) See a complete list of stores that sell Blue City Trash bags and bulk stickers.

Each individual item must be tagged. NOTE: Refrigerator and freezer doors MUST be removed.

Low income stickers are available. Please call 483-4400 for more information.

Contact
601 E. South St.
Lansing, MI 48910
Ph: 517-483-4400
Fax: 517-377-0176
recycle@lansingmi.gov

HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.