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2018 Curbside Trash

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Trash Cans ImageCollection occurs weekly. Items must be placed within 4’ of the roadway by 6:00am on collection day and no earlier than 6:00pm on the day before. Any remaining items must be removed by 6:00am on the day after collection.

2018 Curbside Collection Schedule


Contact Residential Services: (734) 484-0073

Contact Waste Management: (866) 797-9018 OR (800) 796-9696

Residential Services Office Hours & Location

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm (Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily.)

Tilden R. Stumbo Civic Center
7200 S. Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


Each home may set out three 32-gallon trash containers and one bulk item per week; couch, chair, mattress/box springs, dresser, microwave, TV, etc., or a 96-gallon toter cart and one bulk item.


Containers must be 32-gallon size trash cans (not weighing more than 50 pounds each) and/or three plastic bags (not weighing more than 30 pounds each). Trash containers over 32-gallons in size will not be collected with the exception of the pre-paid 96-gal Waste Management toter cart; no fabricated containers, drums or cardboard boxes allowed and bags inside of cans are not to be packed or overflowing from can and/or sitting on top of lid. For safety reasons, lids on cans must not be chained and/or attached to side of can. When using a Waste Management 96-gallon toter cart, the trash items must be contained inside with the lid closed.


If you choose to use the 96-gallon Waste Management toter carts, additional bags/cans are not allowed without $1.50 tag purchase per bag/can.

If you have more than three containers, you may purchase a $1.50 tag in advance; one tag is required per extra container or bag. Trash tags may not be duplicated/tampered with to fit two or more bags.


Schedule your extra bulk items, ALL freon, & ALL white good items with your credit/debit card by contacting Waste Management in advance at (866) 797 - 9018. No sales through Township Offices.


If you have more than one bulk item contact Waste Management in advance to schedule pick-up on your trash day and to schedule payment (credit or debit). 

ALL White goods contact Waste Management in advance to schedule pick-up and to schedule payment (credit or debit); dishwasher, stove, washer, dryer, wall oven or water heater.

ALL Freon goods contact Waste Management in advance to schedule pick-up and to schedule payment (credit or debit)refrigerator, freezer, de-humidifier or air conditioner. For safety reasons, a refrigerator or freezer must have the doors removed and placed next to item at the curb.


Tags and Stickers may be purchased at the following two locations:Trash Bag Image

Tilden R. Stumbo Civic Center

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

The Civic Center is closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily.

Ypsilanti Community Center

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm


Double-Up Trash Days


Acceptable Trash Items Properly Prepared:

Wood pieces must be properly prepared; May not exceed 4' in length, nails must be removed or pounded flat, tied in a bundle at both ends (use duct tape or twine) and not weighing more than 50 pounds per bundle. One bundle of wood is a bulk item.

Carpet/pad must be properly prepared; may not exceed 4' in length or 8" in diameter, tied in a bundle at both ends (use duct tape or twine) not weighing more than 40 pounds per bundle. One bundle of carpet is a bulk item.

Paint cans (Latex only) must be properly prepared. Remove the paint can lid and place in the trash. Fill paint cans to the rim with kitty litter, sawdust or sand and stir until hardened; paint must be completely dried. Place cans on the ground next to your trash bags or cans.

Household (alkaline) batteries


No Symbol GraphicUnacceptable Trash Items:

Gasoline, tires, automotive oil, car/truck parts, hazardous waste items (Washtenaw County Home Toxics Reduction Center), construction/roofing debris, fencing, railroad ties, large pieces of wood, drywall, yard waste, tree stumps, concrete, bricks, landscaping blocks and oil-based paints.


Contact Residential Services for missed trash and brush recycle pick-up, as well as any other questions or concerns. (734) 484 - 0073.

Contact Waste Management for a special pick-up or to rent a dumpster. (866) 797 - 9018 OR (800) 796 - 9696.


Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily