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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.


Yard Waste Collection Has Ended! 
Curbside yard waste collection has ended for the season. SOCRRA's drop-off site (995 Coolidge) will accept yard waste beginning Monday, December 19th. Residents may bring up to 10 bags per day. No appointment needed but proof of residency is required.

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Holiday Cardboard Drop Off Locations Return!
Beginning Monday, December 12th Troy residents can recycling excess cardboard at any of the following locations for free and without an appointment:

- Boulan Park, 3671 Crooks Road
- Firefighters Park, 1800 W. Square Lake Road
- Raintree Park, 3775 John R
- Department of Public Works (available year round), 4693 Rochester Road

Dumpsters will be located in the parking lots at the locations listed above 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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2023 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: No delay 2023
- Memorial Day: Collection delayed one day all week
- Independence Day: Tuesday through Thursday collection delayed one day
- Labor Day: Collection delayed one day all week
- Thanksgiving: Only Thursday's collection delayed one day
- Christmas Day: Collection delayed one day all week

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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