Department of Public Works main webpage can be found here.

Will my trash continue to be picked up during the City closure?

Yes. The trash collection schedule has not changed, and GFL has informed us that residents should not experience any service interruptions.

Are recycle centers open during the City closure?

The City of Sterling Heights will be opening its only recycling drop off center Wednesday, June 10 located at 12160 Clinton River Rd. directly next to Farmstead Park. 

Hours of operation will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

This service is available only for Sterling Heights residents (not businesses) and proof of identification will be requested prior to entering the site. Acceptable items include paper, plastic, glass, cardboard, and tin. All other items are not permitted and will not be accepted.

We appreciate your patience in advance as delayed service times may occur while we are practicing CDC recommended safe working procedures.

Curbside recycling is also available at approximately $1.00 per week. All of your recycled items can be placed into the cart for weekly curbside collection.

Click here for more info on curbside recycling.

Will my yard waste be picked up?

GFL has realigned their current staff and will be able to once again provide Sterling Heights residents with yard waste collection resuming Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 

Click here for more info on yard waste.

Will DPW be responding to requests during the City closure?

DPW is responding to emergency calls only (e.g. water main break, sanitary back up, tree down in the road, MISS DIG, etc.) Please call (586) 469-5151 for all Public Works related emergencies.