Trash Collection/Recycling


Rubbish collection is provided each Thursday morning. Rubbish should be placed at the roadside no earlier than 7 p.m. the night before collection or no later than 7 a.m. Thursday morning.  It does not include large items.  

For additional services, call the village's contractor, Car Trucking, at 586-791-8480.



Use your recycling cart. If you're a new resident and the prior owner did not leave a cart, a new one may be ordered. Complete this form and submit it to the village office .  The cost is $42.00.  

Items don't need to be separated. Acceptable materials include most household plastic, glass bottles and jars, metal cans, magazines, newspapers, hard cover and paperback books, newspapers.

Year round Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off is available at the SOCRRA facility (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) located on Coolidge Rd. between 14 & 15 Mile Rds. (across from the Meijer store).


Weekly collection of yard waste begins in April and ends in November. Yard waste includes leaves, weeds, twigs, grass, plants and small bushes. All compost should be placed in paper yard waste bags. Compost placed in plastic bags will be collected as regular trash. Tree limbs and branches should be tied into bundles no more than 4 feet in length. The village's trash contractor will not collect untied branches.


Dates: twice a year - in June and October (sign up for our e-mail blast to get the exact dates)
Time: All large items at street by 7:00 a.m.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Large appliances, furniture and hot water heaters (Refrigerators & freezers must have Freon removed prior to pick up) (Doors must be removed) - Only small tree stumps - Brush and tree branches must be bundled and tied; the length may not exceed four feet - Rolls of carpet and linoleum must be tied together with the length not to exceed four feet - Disposal of construction materials is limited to one 32-gallon trash container.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Large tree stumps - Hazardous waste- Automotive parts- Tires - Loose gravel- Large amounts of construction material & loose items.

Car Trucking has the right to refuse collecting excessive amounts of material. If you have a large quantity of items, call 586-791-8480 and make arrangements. Car Trucking has dumpsters (roll-offs) available.