Recycling Drop-Off Center

Recycling Center

The City of Sterling Heights maintains a voluntary drop-off recycling center for its residents. It is our resident participation that makes this program so successful. Through residents bringing recyclables to the centers, the City has recycled a wide array of materials at minimal cost to taxpayers.

View a list of acceptable and unacceptable recycling items

Please contact Department of Public Works at (586) 446-2440 with any questions regarding the Recycling Center.


Clinton River Road Site

12260 Clinton River Road

Sterling Heights, MI 48313


Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 

7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sterling Heights Recycling Center Holiday Closures

The Clinton River Road Recycle Drop-off Center will be closed on the dates listed below:

  • LABOR DAY - Monday, Sept. 4, 2023
  • THANKSGIVING - Friday, Nov. 24, 2023
  • CHRISTMAS DAY - Friday, Dec. 22 - Monday Dec. 25, 2023
  • NEW YEAR'S EVE/DAY - Saturday, Dec. 30, 2022 and Monday, Jan. 1, 2023
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