ALL City facilities, with the exception of the Police Station Lobby, remain closed to the public until further notice. This will NOT affect 911 or Police and Fire services.

Services during partial closure  -  Related news story  -  Info on COVID-19 Crisis (incl. Unemployment & Stimulus Ck Info) 

Recycling and Solid Waste

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Solid Waste Collection

Yard Waste collection will resume on April 22, 2020.  Additionally, residents may continue taking yard waste bags to Spurt.  For more information on Spurt, CLICK HERE.

The City of Wixom's Solid Waste Collection Day is WEDNESDAY.  

The City of Wixom contracts residential solid waste (trash, yard waste and recycling) collection through Waste Management.  The Department of Public Works (DPW) oversees the trash collection services for single-family residences.  Waste Management empties bins up to 32 gallons and less than 50 pounds.  


Helpful Links for More Information:

Recycling Authority Resource Guide CLICK HERE

Simple Recycling Curbside Clothing Recycling CLICK HERE  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

Single Family Residence Refuse Collection Rules CLICK HERE

Paint Disposal Guidelines CLICK HERE 

Recycling Guidelines  CLICK HERE


Trash Collection Billing (Finance Department)

Residential customers receive a solid waste collection/curbside recycling collection charge once a year on their property tax bill.  Commercial customers receive garbage collection and recycling collection independently. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Finance Department, Monday through Thursday, 7:15 AM to 5:30 PM at (248) 624-0885.

Report a Problem

To report a problem with your Recycling and Solid Waste services, please contact the Department of Public Works, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM at (248) 624-0141.

Household Hazardous Waste Day - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

The City of Wixom DPW hosts a Household Hazardous Waste Day (HHWD) yearly for our residents. HHWD allows residents to bring chemicals, oil based paints and a variety of other toxic products for disposal at no charge! We now even include paper shredding. The City of Wixom is part of the RRRASOC community (RRRASOCso although the City of Wixom DPW hosts one HHWD event, there are several others you can attend at no charge!  For details, please contact the DPW, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 248-624-0141. 


Trash Collection During Winter Months

The Department of Public Works needs your assistance with the curbside placement of your recycling and trash during the winter months.  Please place your trash and recycle containers at the foot of your driveway in line with the back of your mailbox, or clear a spot in the snow behind the curb.  This will keep your containers out of the roadway and allow the plow truck to clear the street without hitting the containers.  Waste Management has indicated that the recycling truck will not have a problem reaching your container with the mechanical arm from these locations and that it will not impact their personnel for trash collection.  

Because your safety is important to us, please stay at least 200 feet behind snowplows, salt trucks and/or recycling vehicles, in order to give drivers greater visibility.  Remember that trucks make frequent stops and starts, and may need to back up.