City Trash Bags

Trash Bag Discontinuation
The City of Lansing will be discontinuing the curbside collection of trash bags at the end of December 2019. Trash bags will continue to be sold while supplies last. 

Click this link to sign up for CART trash collection services

Blue City Trash Bags are Available At:

NOTE: For blue city trash bags, most retailers have sold out of trash bag inventory. 

Treasurer’s Office
124. W Michigan Ave, 1st Floor, City Hall
M-F 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Community Centers
Gier 2400 Hall St
Schmidt 5825 Wise Rd
Foster 200 N Foster Ave
Letts 1220 W Kalamazoo St

Hours the Week of 9/23
M-Th 8:30a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Sat/Sun. 

Hours Starting September 30
M-F 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Place trash bags at the curbside no later than 7 AM on collection day. There is a 30-pound weight limit on all bags. Residents may set out as many blue bags as necessary, provided each one weighs 30 pounds or less.

Please keep the following in mind:
  • No dirt, stones, rocks or dead animals.
  • Please double bag all human waste (diapers) and animal waste.
  • No hazardous waste, gasoline, or other explosive materials, wet paint, herbicides, pesticides, hot ashes, or coals.
  • City ordinance does not allow yard waste or recyclable materials to be mixed with trash.