In response to the expected extreme heat, temperatures reaching 90+ degrees, the City of Westland has opened several cooling centers around the City for the entire week of July 15th.  For more information about hours and locations please click here.


Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How is Compost picked up if we are going with an automated truck with arms?

  • Who should residents call for special pickup?

  • Where do I call if I have questions?

  • What will be the difference between the rubbish and recycling carts?

  • Can a resident put rubbish in their recycling cart?

  • Where should I place my carts for rubbish and recycling pickup?

  • How will I place the cart on the easement when there is a large amount of snow?

  • Will seniors be able to get these carts to the curb?

  • Will all of my recyclables/rubbish have to fit inside the cart?

  • Will I have to call for a special pickup on larger items that do not fit in the cart and will there be a fee associated?

  • When the City starts automated trash collection, how do I get rid of my compostable material?

  • I have another 96 gallon container that I bought at a store; can I use that container for household trash along with the container supplied by the City?

  • What about the businesses that currently use curbside collection?

  • How should I get rid of items that will not fit in the City provided bins, such as furniture and carpeting?

  • Will my trash collection day change?

  • When will recycling be picked up?

  • What if all my trash does not fit into one bin on occasion?

  • Can I lease an extra cart?

  • What happens if the cart is broken?