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Trash and Recycling

Recycle Smart

The Grand Traverse County Resource Recovery Department (RecycleSmart)  works hard to protect the public health and environment of our community. For recycling options available with Grand Traverse County, please visit their website.  

The City of Traverse City holds an exclusive contract with GFL Environmental for all waste hauling within the city limits. If interested in learning more regarding the following services, please call (231) 943-8088.

  • Yard Waste Pickup  
  • Bulky Item Pickup 
  • Waste Guidelines 
  • Curbside Recycling 
  • Curbside Waste & Budget Bags 

Please remember that the City is no longer picking up trash and/or bulk items during Spring Clean-up.

This page last updated on 12/7/2021.