Center Line's official burgundy recycling bin is provided to each residence. All containers should be rinsed out before being placed in the recycling bin. Do not use plastic grocery bags for your trash or recyclables. Diapers are not recyclable. Additional bins are $8 each, lids are $3 each. For yours, or to purchase extra, call 586-758-8278.

Recycling Instructions

  1. Acceptable Materials
  2. Unacceptable Materials
  3. Plastic Reference Guide

The following items are accepted:

  • Cardboard and paper bags - Flatten cardboard and cut into pieces. Please note: Wax coated cardboard is not accepted.
  • Empty aluminum cans
  • Empty steel and tin cans
  • Empty wood containers only
  • Empty, clear glass
  • Household plastic number 3 through number
  • Junk mail - envelopes, flyers, brochures, postcards, etc.
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Newspaper - Remove bags, strings and rubber bands
  • Paperboard - No wax coated paperboard
  • Phone books
  • Plastic bags - Most retail and grocery bags
  • Plastic jugs and bottles number 1 and number 2
  • Pots and pans / kitchen cookware

Center Line Recycling Center Closure

The Center Line Recycling Center located at the Department of Public Works yard is closed permanently. All recyclables should be placed at the curb side in the proper recycling bin provided to each resident.