Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART)

Recycling Carts
Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART) provides convenient collection of recycling, trash, and yard waste for the residents of the City of Lansing, as well as a variety of education and outreach opportunities, special events, and other community activities.

The mission of Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART) is to provide an efficient recycling, yard waste, and refuse collection system, which encourages environmentally-responsible behavior.  This behavior is learned through consistent outreach efforts, as well as continuous community-based educational activities: all of which contribute to a cleaner and healthier environment and the enhancement of the quality of life for those who live and work in the City of Lansing.


View Collection Day Schedule


Click here to view the City of Lansing's "greensheet" recycling collection day schedule.

Lansing Living


Lansing Living is a city of Lansing publication that is released three times a year.  Each issue is a combination of the Lansing Parks and Recreation Activities Guide, the Capital Area Recycling and Trash (CART) Greensheet, and other important information and event details.

Receive Notifications


To receive trash, recycling and yard waste collection reminders, sign-up through our new app, Recycle Coach. To sign-up, download the Recycle Coach app to a smartphone as instructed below.