July 15, 2016

Curbside Program Basics

Detroit’s Curbside Recycling Program

  • Citywide curbside recycling: Opt-in program; Bi-weekly recycling collection
  • Contact Zero Waste Detroit: 313-986-2990 or Info@zerowastedetroit.org to schedule a recycling workshop— participants receive a free recycling cart

 pic222How to Recycle:

  • Place all recyclables in cart – no sorting necessary.
  • Empty, rinse, and make sure all items are free of food and dirt
  • Lids, tops, and labels do not need to be removed

DO NOT put in:

  • plastic bags
  • food
  • liquid waste
  • yard waste
  • styrofoam
  • paper milk and juice boxes
  • light bulbs
  • batteries
  • fabrics
  • paint cans
  • medical waste



Collection issues?

  • West-side residents call Advanced Disposal at 844-233-8764
  • East and Southwest residents call Rizzo at 866-772-8900

More information available at www.detroitrecycles.org