Public Works

Department of Public Works
24600 Van Born, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
313-791-6000,  E-Mail: dpw@ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us   


Purchasing additional trash or recycle containers

If you would like to purchase additional Trash or Recycle Containers, please contact Priority Waste directly at (586) 228-1200 or online here.  

Questions about Rubbish Pick-Up?

If you have questions about Rubbish Pickup, please call Priority Waste directly at (586) 228-1200.  Please visit this link for more information on trash collection services.

Announcements:

Trash and Recycling containers should be placed between the sidewalk and the street.  Placement can either be in the apron/approach or on the grass.  Carts should NOT be on the street.  Carts that are on the street will be placed back onto the homeowners property.

Yard waste season started on April 4th and will end the second full week of December (December 16th will be the last day for pickup).

Holiday Pickup Information: 
The following holidays will affect trash pick up for 2022

  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 30, 2022) -  Trash collection will be behind one day all week and will be picked up through Saturday, June 4th.
  • Independence Day (Monday, July 4, 2022) - Trash collection will be behind one day all week and will be picked up through Saturday, July 9th.
  • Labor Day (Monday, September 5, 2022) . Trash collection will be behind one day all week and will be picked up through Saturday, September 10th.
  • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 24, 2022) . Trash collection will be behind one day after the holiday (Thursday & Friday pickups) and will be picked up through Saturday, November 26th.

Wayne County Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Days: 
Wayne County is resuming large scale household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events in 2022.
July 9, 2022 Collection Event - Henry Ford College - Dearborn 
October 15, 2022 Collection Event - Wayne County Community College - Taylor

Construction Information:

Residents affected by water outages will be notified prior to water shutoffs.

Click here for a current copy of DTE Energy's tree trimming map

Click Here for Trash Pick-Up Schedule

Click here for Street Sweep Schedule 


Click Here for the Current 2020 CCR Report

Click here for a copy of the 2019 CCR Report

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