As of April 28, 2017:

Waste Management (WM) has informed the City of Sterling Heights it will be terminating its voluntary, fee-based curbside recycling program for City residents effective July 31, 2017. 

Effective August 1, 2017, GFL Environmental Inc. will begin delivering Sterling Heights residents enhanced recycling services, including weekly curbside recycling pick-up. In advance of this commencement date, all City residents will be receiving information from GFL Environmental via mail regarding how to subscribe for the enhanced services and the annual cost to participate.

The City of Sterling Heights is working closely with Waste Management and GFL to ensure a smooth transition of services to those residents receiving these services.     

Residents with questions should reach out to Waste Management at the following contact points:

  1. Acceptable & Unacceptable Items

    Learn about the items that are accepted for recycling both at the drop-off centers and through the Curbside Recycling Program.

  2. Curbside Recycling Program

    Waste Management, the City’s current hauler of regular household refuse is now recruiting Sterling Heights customers for its Voluntary Curbside Recycling Program.

  3. Recycling Drop-Off Centers

    The City of Sterling Heights maintains 3 voluntary drop-off recycling centers for Sterling Heights residents.