CART Trash Collection

CART Trash Carts
Choosing the right trash collection service for a household is important.  That important decision varies based on how much trash is being produced from your household and how much you are looking to spend, so it's critical to be well-informed and to know all of your options.

Sign-Up for a Service


Sign-up for a service here or call the CART office at (517) 483-4400. This is a prepaid service. Carts will be delivered as soon as possible after quarterly payment is received.


Bi-Weekly Trash Collection Service


  • The service officially begins during the first recycle week of January 2020
  • Available for 32-gallon carts only
  • Best-fitting for small households that produce no more than two to three 13-gallon bags of trash every two weeks
  • The cost = $24/3 months
  • Carts must be placed at the curbside by 7:00 a.m. on collection day, which will be on the same schedule as recycling.  No credit will be given for missed services due to resident error
  • To sign-up for services now, call the CART office at: (517) 483-4400

Weekly Trash Collection Services


Weekly trash collection services provide convenient and heavy duty roll out trash carts for household refuse collection. 

Carts are available in the following sizes:

95-gallon Cart


  • $56/3 months
  • Holds up to 6 to 8 kitchen-sized bags of trash (with the lid of the cart completely closed)
  • Price includes the ability to place an extra three 30-gallon bags on the side of the cart
  • Ideal for larger households
  • Cart is picked up every week

65-gallon Cart


  • $52/3 months
  • Holds up to 4 to 5 kitchen-sized bags of trash (with the lid of the cart completely closed)
  • Ideal for most households, making it the most popular cart size
  • Cart is picked up every week

32-gallon Cart


  • $48/3 months
  • Holds up to 2 to 3 kitchen-sized bags of trash (with the lid of the cart completely closed)
  • Ideal for smaller households
  • Cart is picked up every week