Residential, Commercial & Industrial Disposal Services


Family Owned and Operated Since 1895

Midwestern Sanitation brings over 100 years of industry experience in refuse removal, providing exceptional waste management services to the greater Detroit area. Given its long standing community presence, We are uniquely qualified in meeting the needs of the municipalities in which it serves. Today, Midwestern is a leading provider of non-hazardous solid waste management services to industrial, commercial and residential clients. Concurrent with America’s environmental concerns, We utilizes the latest technology to lower cost via reduction, reuse or recycling of waste streams.


Our Company

By contracting with Midwestern Sanitation, you are directly engaging a Michigan based firm whose employees are members of Teamsters Union No .247. MWS’ owners, management team, and staff respect our working relationship between community and business, always striving to make your experience with us a positive one. Please contact us with your feedback that we can continue to best meet your needs.


Company History

The Ruthenberg family has independently owned and operated the Michigan based company, Midwestern Sanitation, since 1968, when current owner and manager, Paul Ruthenberg’s great uncle first started hauling trash for the residents and businesses in Detroit and its rapidly expanding suburbs. Their business expanded, eventually servicing the Wayne communities of Allen Park, Westland, Canton Township, City of Taylor, City of Wayne, City of Dearborn, City of Flat Rock, Township of Grosse Ile City of Northville and Northville Township the late 1960s; with continued growth in operations continuing into 2013.