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Please call GFL at 844/464-3587 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.
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.
No, the clothing and household discards will need to be set separately and alongside your trash and recycling cart.
No, there will be a separate Simple Recycling truck that will pick up your designated bags/items.
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 844/464-3587 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 $152 per year. This fee will be added annually to your winter tax bill.
Call the township waste contractor, GFL Environmental USA Inc. at 844/464-3587. If your issued 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 $152 fee.
GFL is running 1-3 days behind. Garbage is the priority and they are circling back for yard waste and recycling.
Only yard waste can be dropped off at the following two facilities:
Both facilities are open 8am-4pm M-F and 8am-12pm on Saturdays. Make sure you bring your Canton ID.
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.
Like many companies they are experiencing staffing shortages and vehicle issues. Additionally, equipment is breaking down and they are unable to get parts for trucks as fast as they used to. They are making progress in recruiting drivers, but it will take time to get them up to speed on the routes.
Unfortunately, we don’t have a timeframe but the employees they do have are working 6 days a week, 14 hours per day.