Solid Waste/Recycling Information/Pick-Up Schedule

Was your house missed for garbage pick up?
Green For Life (GFL) that evening or the next morning at 586-772-8900 or go to https://gflenv.com/support/. They will send a truck back by to pick up any missed items! Or contact the Department of Public Services at (734) 782-2470 during regular business hours.

Garbage, Recycling & Special Pickup
Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste (April-December) are picked up on designated days in Flat Rock.
All Special Pickup's will be picked up on Monday's by call-in ONLY. Chipping will be picked up on Tuesday's by call-in ONLY. 

Yard Waste (Beginning March 20, 2023)
The following items are acceptable:
  • - Flowers
  • - Leaves
  • - Grass Clippings
  • - Vegetable Pruning
  • - Garden & Yard Waste
  • - Small Twigs (No wider around than a pencil)
  • - Other "Soft" Yard Waste
Collection Requirements:
Residents must use the following methods for the separate curbside collection of yard waste:
1. 30-gallon size (or less) trash can with "YARD WASTE" stickers (available at City Hall)
2. 30-gallon paper compost bags which may be purchased from the City of Flat Rock or from local merchants.
Do NOT mix yard waste with trash!

Holiday Pick-Up Schedule
Below are the only holidays that garbage would be delayed for.
New Year's Day -Monday, January 1, 2024
Entire collection will be delayed one day.
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2024
Entire collection will be delayed one day.
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2024
Entire collection will be on schedule.
Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2024
Entire collection will be delayed one day.
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
Entire collection will be delayed one day.