How Do I Dispose Of

General household trash should be placed in your trash cart for weekly pickup at curbside. Below are specific items that need to disposed of a different manner.

Proper Disposal Of Specific Items

Alkaline (Household) Batteries
Drop-off locations at the Transfer Station and the DPW building.
Appliances Containing Freon (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers)
Call to schedule a pickup. There is an extra $25 charge to remove the freon and to have it inspected. Also accepted at the Transfer Station.

Appliances - Large
Call to schedule a pickup, fees apply.
Appliances - Small
Can be thrown in your trash cart with general trash.
Branches, Bushes, Paper Bags of Yard Waste
Call to schedule a Thursday pick-up ($20 a truckload) or take to the Transfer Station for no charge.
Bricks, Concrete, Dirt, Loose Leaves, Sod
Call to schedule a Thursday loader stop pick-up. There is a fee for this service.
Cell Phones
These can be dropped off at Target, Home Depot, Lowes, Best Buy.
Computers and Accessories
Accepted at the Riverview Land Preserve for recycling(734-281-4263). Or take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Fax Machines, Copiers, Televisions
Best Buy stores will recycle, otherwise just throw away.
Fluorescent Bulbs
Take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Gasoline
Take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Household Cleaners/Chemicals
Take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Household items too large for my trash cart (furniture, shelving, garage items)
Call to schedule a pick-up.

Ink  Cartridges
These can be dropped off at Target or Best Buy.
Medical Waste (Syringes/Needles)
Drop off at Fire Station 2 located on King Rd.
Mercury Thermometers/Thermostats
Take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Motor Oil
Take to Transfer Station, no charge.
Paint
If paint is dried up, it may be placed in trash cart. Fill can with kitty litter if not already dry to dispose of. Otherwise take to a Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection event (link to right).
Plastic Grocery Bags
Most grocery stores, Target, Lowes
Prescription Drugs
Drop off at the Police Station. No liquids or needles.
Shingles
The City rents 4-yard dumpsters for shingles. The fee is $140 per dump. Shingles are NOT accepted at the Transfer Station. They are accepted at the Riverview Land Preserve. Call 734-281-4263 for information.
Tires
They are accepted at Silver Lining Recycling in Wyandotte for a small fee. Call 734-324-4800 for details.



  1. Physical Address
    1431 West Road
    Trenton, MI 48183

    Mailing Address
    1431 West Road
    Attn: DPW
    Trenton, MI 48183

    Phone: 734-675-8470
    Fax: 734-675-8688

  2. William R. Hogan, PE

    Director of Public Services
    Phone:

  3. Kevin Sargent

    Superintendent/Forestry Supervisor
    Phone: 734-675-8470

  4. Steve Moceri

    Motor Vehicle and Facilities Supervisor
    Phone: 734-675-8470

  5. Ryan Bradd

    Water & Sewer Supervisor
    Phone: 734-675-8470

  6. John Mahoney

    Highways and Sanitation Supervisor
    Phone: 734-675-8470

  7. Holly Krawczyk

    Department Head Secretary
    Phone: 734-675-8470

  8. Janice Pusino

    Secretary
    Phone: 734-675-8470