Emily Frontera | Public Works Coordinator
The Refuse and Recycling Division provides refuse collection by a private contractor, Tringali Sanitation, once per week servicing over 30,000 single-family homes, condominiums, mobile homes, duplexes, and small commercial businesses. Refuse from 3,284 apartments is also collected on a weekly basis.
City of Troy provides curbside recycling services to about 28,000 households. Troy residents recycled over 4,100 tons of materials including newspapers, glass, plastic, and metals.
Notifications and Updates
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-Residential yard waste collection resumes the week of Monday, April 6th on your normal collection day.
- With this being the first week of yard waste collection there is a high volume of yard waste at the curb. It may take Tringali an additional day or two to complete their routes. Please leave yard waste at the curb and they will be back to collect anything that was missed or not collected on your regular collection day. This may include finishing routes through Friday and Saturday.
- Compost is not available for pick up at the Department of Public Works at this time.
- All refuse, recycling, and yard waste materials are still being collected as regularly scheduled. There are no delays due to COVID-19.
- SOCRRA drop-off center is closed as of Tuesday 3.17.2020
The closure is to support the recommended social distancing practices and reduction of nonessential activities by all residents under the advisement of the Governor and Oakland County. Additional services such as paper shredding, household hazardous waste, electronics, and bagged yard waste drop-off will not be available until further notice. Please hold materials until SOCRRA is able to re-open.
Upcoming collection delay information
- Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2020 - Pick up delayed one day beginning Monday
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. Also visit www.socrra.org to learn more.