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​​​City of Ann Arbor Waste Dumpster, Roll-Off, and Cart Franchise Rates

Please note there are no fees for recycling carts, dumpsters, and recycling collection services at any Ann Arbor business, non-profit, or residential locations. Recycling outdoor containers and collection are provided at no additional charge to all residential and non-residential locations in Ann Arbor.

Dumpster Se​rvice

            Quarterly Rate1 Lift/Wk2 Lifts/Wk3 Lifts/Wk4 Lifts/Wk5 Lifts/Wk6 Lifts/Wk7 Lifts/Wk
2 CY Wheeled dumpster$213
$414
$612
$816
$1,017
$1,215
​$2,037
2 CY Dumpster$213
$414
$612
$816
$1,017
$1,215
$2,037
4 CY Wheeled Dumpster$261
$501
$741
$981
$1,224
$1,464
​$2,331
4 CY Dumpster$261
$501
$741
$981
$1,224
$1,464
​$2,331
6 CY Dumpster$309
$591
$873
$1,155
$1,437
$1,719
​$2,622
8 CY Dumpster$354
$675
$999
$1,323
$1,644
$1,968
$2,913
2 CY Vert-i-pack$651
$1,251
$1,851
$2,502
$3,048
$3,648
$4,554
4 CY Vert-i-pack$792
$1,512
$2,235
$2,958
$3,681
$4,404
$5,430
6 CY Vert-i-pack$927
$1,536
$2,145
$2,751
$3,360
$3,966
$5,118
8 CY Vert-i-pack$1,077
$1,809
$2,538
$3,270
$4,002
$4,734
$6,009

 

Dumpster Sizes​

2 cy dumpster:  3' D x 6' W x 3'5" H
4 cy dumpster:  5'6" D x 6' W x 5' H
6 cy dumpster:  6' D x 6' W x 5' H
8 cy dumpster:  6' D x 6' W x 6'8" H

Container Delivery Charge         $91
On-Demand Lift                         $73
Lockable​ Dumpster                    $183
Container Swap Charge             $91
Replacement Lid                       $24

Dumpster Rental                       $24 per month

Overload/Surplus Fee                $24
Dumpster Service Labor             $122 per hour
Compactor Service Labor           $152 per hour

Commercial Roll-Off Service

Activity                                               Cost per lift
10 CY Roll-Off                                          $257
20 CY Roll-Off                                          $279
30 CY Roll-Off                                          $298
40 CY Roll-Off                                          $321

Inactive Roll-Off Rental                           $91 per month

Commercial Compactor Service

Activity                                   Cost per Lift
20 CY Compactor                              $409
30-35 CY Compactor                         $456
40-42 CY Compactor                         $518

Special Event Dumpster Service

*Prices include delivery and removal of dumpster

One - Five 6 cy dumpsters                 $190 per dumpster

Six or more 6 cy dumpsters               $140 per dumpster

Mon-Sat collection service                $12 per lift

Sunday collection service                  $61 per lift​

Business Cart Charges

One cart 1 x / wk                              $57 per cart, per quarter

One cart 3 x / wk                              $175 per cart, per quarter

One cart 5 x / wk                              $294 per cart, per quarter

Rates listed here are guaranteed through June 30, 2021

Franchise Exemption ​

As of July 1, 2011, exemption fr​om the City Waste Franchise for trash collection is no longer available. Exemption from the City Waste Franchise for recycling collection is available if necessary under certain circumstances. ​

Non-Profit Rate Exemption ​

Non-profit customers that are classified as 501(c)(3) and are further defined as public charities under 509(a)(2) may qualify for refuse dumpster service at no charge. These types of organizations must meet two tests under IRS rules to be given a 509(a)(2) classification. See page 35 of the IRS Non-profit categories attachment (72-page PDF) for a discussion of this type of non-profit.  Churches, Educational Organizations (schools or colleges), hospitals, and governments are defined as 509(a)(1) organizations and are not exempt from refuse dumpster fees.​​​​

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City of Ann Arbor Customer Service
Larcom​ City Hall, First Floor
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 
 
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