Household refuse and yard waste is collected weekly, Monday - Friday. Place refuse and yard waste at the curb by 7:30 a.m. on your collection day and no sooner than 6 p.m. on the day before your collection.
Find out your refuse collection day through out interactive collection schedule by clicking on the calendar icon. Call the Department of Public Services with any questions.
Refuse is collected in cans with handles, tied plastic bags, and grey City of Midland refuse bins. Cans and plastic bags must be closed and weigh less than 50 pounds. Refuse bins are wheeled trash bins with attached lids purchased from the City of Midland. The bins are 95-gallon containers (comparable to 6-8 kitchen-size trash bags; weight limit 200 lbs.) and cost $65 (price increase to $70 7/1/2019) each. The Department of Public Services will deliver your purchased bin to your home, in the City limits, within 10 business days from the date your order is received. There is no charge for delivery.
Refuse Bin Order Forms Available Online
To order one or more bins, fill out the Refuse and Yard Waste Bin Order Form, then deliver or mail it along with a check or money order made payable to "City of Midland" to: City Treasurer's Office, P.O. Box 1647, Midland, MI 48641-1647.
This form is also available in hard copy form from the Department of Public Services. Adobe Reader is required to use the interactive refuse bin order form.
Collection of Special Items
Click on the link to the left to find out what special items may be collected curbside, and how to prepare them for collection. These items are collected on your weekly refuse collection day.