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Refuse & Recycling

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Ashely Tebedo, Administrative Services Manager 
The Refuse and Recycling Division provides refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection through a private contractor, Tringali Sanitation. We service over 35,000 single family homes, condominiums, apartments, mobile homes, duplexes, and small commercial businesses on a weekly basis.

Updates & Reminders

Curbside yard waste resumes the week of April 1, 2024.
- Until curbside collection resumes, Troy residents may take yard waste in paper bags to SOCRRA for free. No appointment necessary. Proof of residency required.
A full list of our guidelines for yard waste collection can be found here

Additional Cardboard Drop Off Location Available
Troy residents can recycle excess cardboard for free and without an appointment at: 
- Department of Public Works, 4693 Rochester Road (available year round, other materials not accepted)

A dumpster is located in the parking lot as noted below and will be emptied as needed. Please break down cardboard boxes as best as possible and only dispose of cardboard - no trash or other materials are being accepted at this area right now. Troy residents may continue to recycle cardboard at SOCRRA (appointment required). Please call 248.524.3392 with any questions.

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Holiday Delays
When a holiday occurs on a weekday (Monday - Thursday) collection for the holiday and remaining days of that week will be delayed by one day. 
Holidays Observed:
- New Year's Day 2024 : Collection delayed one day all week 
- Memorial Day 2024: Collection delayed one day all week
- Independence Day 2024: Only Thursday's collection delayed one day
- Labor Day 2024: Collection delayed one day all week
- Thanksgiving 2024: Only Thursday's collection delayed one day
- Christmas 2024: Wednesday's and Thursday's collection delayed one day

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SOCRRA Drop Off Center
SOCRRA is open by appointment only for recycling services. Please visit their website to make an appointment and for a listing of items they accept.


The Waste Wizard search tool will assist you in determining which items can be reused, recycled, composted or disposed.  It's as easy as typing in the item you wish to learn more about and receiving information instantly. Try it out now or download the free mobile app "SOCRRA Waste Wizard" from your app store.  Visit Socrra.org  to learn more.

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