Department of Public Services
Municipal Service Center - 4811 N.
Saginaw Rd. Midland, MI 48640 Phone: 989-837-6900 Email:
A 4 x 6 x 4-foot (4 cubic yards) dumpster can be reserved for overnight loading by calling DPS at 989-837-6900. Containers must be reserved in advance. Residents can reserve up to 4 containers per year. There is no charge for this service.
Reservations are available Monday through Friday, and can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. The container is placed on either your outlawn or driveway approach before 3:30 p.m. and collected early the following day. Friday reservations may load over the weekend for early Monday morning pickup.
Guidelines for Use:
Only one Borrow-A-Container per night per address is allowed.
Due to disposal regulations, containers can be
filled with either brush or refuse, but not both.
Due to weight restrictions, the container can only be filled up to HALF FULL with shingles (overfilled containers must be unloaded by the resident to meet specifications).
The container cannot be used to dispose of hazardous household materials, chemicals, liquid paint, dead animals, car parts, car bodies or car batteries.
The container may not be used for yard waste, soil, or sod. Asphalt, concrete & other masonry rubble
Everything must fit inside the Borrow-A-Container so that the lid completely closes.
If Borrow-A-Container doesn’t work for you, check out the following options:
Appliances can be collected on a call-in basis by calling DPS at 989-837-6900. All doors and covers must be removed from refrigerators and freezers.