Recycling Drop-Off Centers

Recycling Locations


The City of Sterling Heights maintains 3 voluntary drop-off recycling centers for its residents. It is our resident participation that makes this program so successful. Through residents bringing recyclables to the centers, the City has recycled a wide array of materials at minimal cost to taxpayers.

Click here for a list of acceptable and unacceptable recycling items

Make it part of your regular household routine to drop off your recyclable materials at any 1 of the 3 conveniently located Sterling Heights Recycling Centers. Each site is open 365 days a year, 7 days a week.

Department of Public Works Site


7200 18 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
18 Mile Recycle Center

15 Mile Road Site


Located adjacent to Baumgartner Park
15 Mile Recycle Center

Clinton River Road Site


12260 Clinton River Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Clinton River Recycle Center