Public Services

Fall Free Yard Waste Collection Begins October 5

The City of Midland Fall Free yard waste collection began October 5 through the remainder of the 2020 yard waste collection season. During this free period, 40-cent per bag stickers and annual yard waste bin stickers are not required. 

Residents can rake leaves to the street at this time however, curbside collection of leaves will not begin until a  significant leaf fall has occurred city-wide, which is typically late October or early November.  

Weekly yard waste is collected in kraft paper compost bags or 95-gallon yard waste bins on your regular refuse collection day. Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, garden waste, and small twigs and branches.

For the safety of our crews, avoid putting pumpkins, plants, and brush such as sticks in your leaf piles, as they can cause injury, damage equipment, and slow collection. When the crews are working in your neighborhood, refrain from parking in the street.

Stay tuned to MGTV Charter Cable 188, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, the City’s website (www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/leafupdate), the leaf collection hotline (989-837-3405), and local media for updates on the beginning of the fall leaf collection program

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The City of Midland's Department of Public Service (DPS) is responsible for providing such services as:
  • Borrow-A-Container Program
  • Dial-A-Ride Public Transportation
  • Maintenance of over 250 miles of the City's major and local streets, which includes: 1) Snow Removal 2) Street Repair-Potholes 3) Curb Repair 4) Catch Basin Repair
  • Monthly Heavy Item & Brush Collection
  • Monthly Recycling Collection
  • Sidewalk Repair and Maintenance
  • Street Sweeping
  • Weekly Refuse Collection
  • Weekly Yard Waste Collection

Important Documents

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