Create a Website Account - Manage notification subscriptions, save form progress and more.
Show All Answers
Please call GFL at 248/204-6757 or Canton’s DPW at 734/397-1011 to receive your cart.
The new service (including purchase of the carts by Canton) will cost residents an additional $13 per year. This fee is included in the winter tax bill.
All reports of damage must be immediately reported to GFL Services at 248/204-6757. If damage was caused by the collection vehicle or the operator, then Canton will replace the cart at no charge to you. If the damage (or theft) is from any other cause, the resident is responsible for replacement.
With the metal lifting bar facing the street, hinges/handles towards the residence.
Yes. The cost of a second cart is $75. Contact Canton’s Public Works Division at 397-1011 extension.0 . Extra carts are purchased from Canton Township directly, so please do not contact GFL if a second cart is desired.
A list of acceptable Items is printed on the lid of the recycling cart - you can also see a complete list of what is and is not accepted by visiting our automated recycling page.
Place all items in a bag or box and made sure they are marked "Simple Recycling." Please note, Simple Recycling is not longer providing bags so please use your own bag or box and make sure you mark them "For Simple Recycling." Then call 866/835-5068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a pickup. You can leave the items on your porch just make sure they are clearly marked for Simple Recycling. Please note, anything without a label will not be picked up.
No, the clothing and household discards can not be placed in your curbside recycling cart. To recycle those items, call Simply Recycling and schedule a home pickup.
Here's how the new process works:
No, there will be a separate Simple Recycling truck that will pick up your designated bags/items from your porch after you schedule a pickup.
No, as long as the items are listed on the acceptable collection list and fit inside a bag or are marked with a Simple Recycling tag they will be accepted.
Items acceptable for collection include:• Men, women and children’s clothing• Coats and Jackets• Jewelry• Shoes• Purses• Hats• Toys• Pictures• Mirrors• Blankets• Drapes/Curtains• Pillows• Sleeping Bags• Small Furniture• Small Appliances, such as toasters, microwaves and coffee makers• Irons• Radios• Lamps• Hairdryers• Tools• Silverware• Dishes• Pots/Pans• Glasses• Backpacks
Items Simple Recycling CANNOT collect include:• Large Appliances• Large Furniture• Tires• Paint• Carpeting• Mattresses• Hazardous Waste• Traditional Recyclables such as metal, glass and paper
Canton offers curbside pick-up of solid waste and recycling year round as well as curbside pick-up of yard waste from April through November. Please visit the refuse collection webpage to download a list of collection guidelines.
Residents of a new constructed home can call GFL at 248/204-6757 and the bin will delivered. The cost for an extra recycling bin is $75 and you can contact the Canton's Public Works Division at 397-1011 ext 0.
The fee for solid waste collection is currently $195 per year. This fee will be added annually to your winter tax bill.
Call the township waste contractor, GFL Environmental USA Inc. at 248/204-6757. If your issue is unresolved, please call Canton Public Works at 397-1011 ext 0.
It's based on the true cost-of-service which includes, the annual solid waste and automated recycling collection services contract costs, a percentage of key Canton personnel's wages to manage the program, some printing and publishing costs, overhead expenses for administration and a contingency for unplanned expenses. The total expenses are divided by the total number of residential customers to arrive at the $195 fee.
Report a Missed Pickup
YES and please keep it at the curb until collected. Employees are working longer hours than usual so please keep it out until collected.
Our collection guidelines allow for the use of 32-gallon containers as long as they are under 50 lbs.