Midland's 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.
Phone: 989-837-6900
EMail:  kmurphy@midland-mi.org 

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.

Heavy Item Collection  The City picks up heavy items, like mattresses and asphalt, at the curb of Midland residents once each month. Appliances and moving boxes will be picked up on a call-in basis (837-6900).

Household Hazardous Materials  What constitutes a household hazardous material, and how to dispose of those items.

Recycling  Curbside recycling is available for many items. Certain recyclables may also be dropped off at the Midland Recyclers (at entrance to City's Landfill, 4311 E. Ashman St., 989-631-1668), or to Brady News & Recycling (3240 Schuette Rd., 989-496-9900).

DPS Collection Guide Click here for a handy, printable document about Midland's refuse, yard waste, and recycling collection services.

City Landfill  Besides DPS, another good source for waste disposal info is Midland's Landfill. Call 989-837-6988 with questions. Also, visit the Landfill's Residential Drop-Off Area.

Latest Updates

Three Free Beginning Three free weeks of yard waste collection starts Mon., April 14.

Recycling Program Info

Questions About DPS Services Try many different Action Line Request forms for things like potholes, broken tree limbs, refuse/recycling, etc.

All About The Department
Refuse Collection Learn about the City's residential collection services, including: When to Set Out Your Refuse, Types of Refuse Containers to Fill and Set At the Curb and Special Items Accepted Curbside

Ordering a City-Approved Refuse Bin

Street / Sidewalk Repairs   While City Engineering builds roads, DPS maintains and repairs streets and some sidewalks within the city. Click here for an Action Line form to request a street or sidewalk repair.

Leaves, 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.