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.
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Last week for yard waste collection - December 14, 2020
Help keep essential workers safe by bagging and securely closing all trash. When using a garbage can, all trash must go into the can bagged and securely closed. Please refer to the Refuse & Recycling Guidelines for full details on how to prepare your curbside materials properly.
SOCRRA Drop Off Center
SOCRRA is currently open by appointment only. Visit SOCRRA's web page to schedule an appointment and for a listing of acceptable and unacceptable drop-off items.
Alternative drop-off locations for safe disposal or recycling of HHW, electronics, paper shredding, and recycling of paper, cardboard, and scrap metal are available as well. These services are free of charge for SOCRRA residents. Additional information is available here or visit SOCRRA's website.
Upcoming Collection Delays:
Thanksgiving Day - Nov 26, 2020 - Only Thursday's collection is delayed to Friday
Christmas & New Years Day - No Collection Delays
Special Collection Event
When: Saturday, October 17th, 8AM - 1PM
Where: Royal Oak High School (Enter on Lexington Blvd from Crooks). Signage will be posted.
Who: Residents of SOCRRA communities with valid ID
What: Household hazardous waste, electronics, cardboard, and styrofoam in clear, plastic bags (no packing peanuts)
Details: Residents must remain in their vehicle and wear a face mask during the event. Items will only be removed from trunks, hatchbacks, or pickup beds. Items will not be removed from back seats of vehicles. Must be in line for event by 1pm.
Additional event information is available here. Visit Socrra.org to view lists of household hazardous waste and electronic items that will be accepted.
WASTE WIZARD 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.