203 E. Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc MI
MONDAY-FRIDAY: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM  |  CITY: 810-694-1118  | DPW: 810-694-5420  | POLICE : 810-694-1111  | FIRE: 810-603-7901

Waste Collection

Waste Collection

REPUBLIC SERVICES

Republic Services
is the waste collection company for the City of Grand Blanc.
800-438-0966

To voice a concern or comment for Republic Services click here: 

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GARBAGE COLLECTION


The City of Grand Blanc, in conjunction with Republic Services, provides residential curbside garbage pickup on Monday in provided blue carts. Collection of recycling is also provided every other week in the blue carts (with green lids).

Important things to know about your residential garbage pickup:

  •  Please use trash bags to contain your waste inside the Cart. This will reduce the need for periodic cleaning.
  • The Curb Cart should be placed at the curb NO LATER than 6:00 a.m. on Mondays.
  • Retrieve carts from the curb by midnight on your pickup day.
  • We ask that residents store carts so they can’t be seen from the street while standing in front of the house.
  • Bulky items may be placed curbside each week for collection. Bulky Items must be bundled in parcels not to exceed two (2) feet by four (4) feet in size and/or fifty (50) pounds in weight.
For questions about your garbage collection, please call Republic Services at (800) 438-0966.  

BRANCH COLLECTION
Branches tied and bundled in 4-foot lengths will be picked up by Republic Services every week on trash day April through November.

TRASH COMPANY HOLIDAYS

Republic Services observes ONLY the following 6 holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 

Regular trash collection day for City of Grand Blanc residents is Monday. Holidays affect collection only if they fall on Monday. When this occurs, trash will be collected on Tuesday that week.

2022 Holidays that will affect pickup days in the City are as follows:

  • MEMORIAL DAY - Monday May 30, 2022: Collection will be on TUESDAY May 31, 2022
  • 4TH OF JULY - Monday July 4, 2022: Collection will be on TUESDAY July 5, 2022
  • LABOR DAY - Monday September 5, 2022: Collection will be on TUESDAY September 6, 2022

CLEAN-UP WEEK     


2022 Spring Clean-Up Week: May 2nd-6th
2022 Fall Clean-Up Week: Oct 24th - Oct 28th 

Clean Up Week is a bi-annual event held each Spring and Fall in the City of Grand Blanc. Branches 4” or less in diameter, that are NOT tied or bundled, will be collected during Cleanup Week each Spring and Fall by the City Department of Public Works with the City chipper. Please place these branches to the curb the Sunday night before the clean-up week to ensure you are not missed, as DPW will not be able to go back once a street has been completed.

Branches tied and bundled in 4-foot lengths will be picked up by Republic Services every week on trash day April through November.

LEAF PICKUP

2022 Leaf Pickup is as follows:
Zone #2 - Week of November 7th
Zone #1 - Week of November 14th
Click here to view the 2022 zone map.

 

HAZARDOUS WASTE

-IMPORTANT UPDATE-
The Genesee County Recycle Day event is now by appointment only. Please see the attached press release for more information on booking for the Recycle Day event.

Genesee County hosts Household Hazardous Waste Collections each Spring and Fall. See the 2022 schedule flyer here. For more information on their Recycle Day events, as well as additional environmental information, click the red button below to be redirected to the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commissions Environmental page.

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Year-round drop-off sites for other items that are hard to dispose of are listed here: 

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Free LATEX Paint Recycling 
Latex Paint
Latex paint can also be disposed of via Genesee County Recycle Day or by following this guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

What company does the City use?

The City of Grand Blanc has contracted with Republic Services for pick-up of trash, recycling and compost. Their phone number is (800) 438-0966.

When is trash pick-up?

The City of Grand Blanc offers a complete waste disposal program, including curbside trash pick-up, compost disposal and recycling. All items are collected on the same day by different trucks.

Regular trash collection day for City of Grand Blanc residents is Monday. Holidays affect collection only if they fall on Monday. When this occurs, trash will be collected on Tuesday that week.

Trash should be placed at the street curb in waste cans supplied by Republic Services by 6:00 am on pick-up day. It may be put out to the curb up to 24 hours prior to pick-up. Leaving trash out longer than 24 hours is a violation of City ordinance.

What should I use to bag my trash?
Regular trash should be placed in plastic bags inside the bins provided by Republic Services. Compost items - grass, leaves, etc. - cannot be collected in plastic bags. They must be placed in brown paper craft bags or trash cans labeled "Yard Waste". The City of Grand Blanc has bags for trash and compost for sale. Stickers for compost cans are available at no charge to City residents at City Hall.
How do I put my compost out for pick-up?
COMPOST RULES

Compost items - grass, leaves, etc. - cannot be collected in plastic bags. They must be placed in brown paper craft bags or trash cans labeled "Yard Waste". The City of Grand Blanc has bags for trash and compost for sale. Stickers for compost cans are available at no charge to City residents at City Hall.
When is compost picked up?
Compost items are picked up on Monday, the same as trash, beginning the first week of April until the end of November.
Are there any "special" pick-ups?
SPRING & FALL CLEAN-UP WEEKS

The City of Grand Blanc has a Spring Clean-up week and a Fall Clean-up Week. During this week the Department of Public Works will pick up or chip tree trimmings, brush and storm damaged trees. These items must be set out at the curb on Monday and stacked or laid in one direction so they can be easily handled. Wood chips may be available, if not needed for City projects, to any resident free of charge.

CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION

Christmas trees are collected by Republic Services for the following three weeks after Christmas.
Is there anything that will NOT be picked up?
PROHIBITED ITEMS
Building materials, large stones, tree stumps, batteries, oil and oil containers are some items that will NOT be collected.  
What about hazardous waste?
There are designated collection sites in the Genesee County area for hazardous waste, usually twice a year. Notice of the pick-up dates is generally printed in the local newspapers. Items collected at these sites may include: Household pesticides, herbicides, solvents, paint thinners, aerosol cans, oil - based paint, motor oil, mercury, batteries and corrosives. The following materials will NOT be accepted: explosive and radioactive materials, medical waste, large quantity commercial and industrial wastes and latex paint.


For information about hazardous waste pick-up, please call:  

Genesee County Recycle Hotline   
(810) 762 - 7744

Keep Genesee County Beautiful   
(810) 767 - 9696
What about expired prescriptions?
Unused, unneeded and expired prescription drugs can be dropped off 24 hours a day at the Grand Blanc Township Police Department - 5405 S. Saginaw Street. The prescription drugs need to be out of the bottles and in clear ziploc bags.
How do I dispose of used sharps/needles?
The City of Grand Blanc does not have a sharps/needles collection program. However, needles can be disposed of in a number of ways that are outlined on safeneedledisposal.org and on the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) website here.

EGLE has also compiled a list of drop off locations by county that can be found here.

For additional helpful information on sharps collection, see this pamphlet provided by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
How do I get a dump pass?
The City does not provide dump passes. If city residents would like to utilize dump services, they will need to contact their preferred dump location directly to discuss fees for use.
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