Department of Public Services (DPS) is responsible for providing such
services as household refuse collection, yard waste collection, recycling,
heavy item and brush collection from residences, the Borrow-A-Container program, sidewalk
repair, and maintenance of over 210 miles of the city's major and local
streets, which includes street repair, street sweeping, and snow removal.
Midland Department of Public Services
Municipal Service Center
4811 N. Saginaw Rd.
Let the City Help Keep House & Home Neat & Orderly
Take advantage of these DPS services to help you move, clean out the garage, etc.:
Borrow-A-Container 4 x 6 x 4-foot dumpster
may be reserved for overnight loading.
Item Collection The City picks up heavy items - like
refrigerators, moving boxes, and asphalt - at the curb of
Midland residents once each month. Appliances and moving boxes
will be picked up on a call-in
Household Hazardous Materials What constitutes a household hazardous
material, and how to dispose of those items.
Curbside recycling is available for many items. Certain recyclables may also
be dropped off at the
(at entrance to City's Landfill, 4311 E. Ashman St.,
989-631-1668), or to Brady News & Recycling (3240 Schuette
Guide Click here for a handy, printable document about Midland's
refuse, yard waste, and recycling collection services.
Landfill Besides DPS, another good source for waste disposal info is
Midland's Landfill. Call 989-839-9577 with questions. Also, visit
the Landfill's Residential Drop-Off Area.
Yard Waste Season
The yard waste collection season is now in progress.
Free Woodchips Perfect for
Recycling Program Info
More on changes to the City's curbside recycling program.
Trimming Trees/Bushes Click here for reminders.
Grass & Weed Heights Grass and weed heights in Midland may not exceed 10 inches. Click here for more.
Questions About DPS
Services Try many different Action Line Request forms for things like
potholes, broken tree limbs, refuse/recycling, etc.
Learn about the City's residential collection
Street / Sidewalk Repairs
While the City's Engineering Department builds roadways, DPS maintains and
repairs streets and some sidewalks within the city of Midland. Click here for an Action Line form
to request a street or sidewalk repair.
Grass, & Brush
How yard waste is collected curbside, and how to prepare it for collection:
Dial-A-Ride Transportation System
More about the City's demand-response transportation system.
Department Budget Report
2011-2012 Budget Report
More on Department of Public Services functions and
performance indicators for this fiscal year.