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NEW GARBAGE, RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE
STARTING JULY 1, 2019
GFL will be collecting the City of Hazel Park’s Residential trash, recycling, and yard waste 5 days per week. Please check the map for your service day, which will be following the Street Maintenance schedule. Also, sometime near fall residential homes will be provided a free Trash Cart.


Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste, Schedule

Street Maintenance Map 2019

*Click map to enlarge*

Yard Waste pick-ups are scheduled for the 1st Week in April thru the 1st week in December 

 

Holiday Garbage, Recycling and Brush Pick up:

  • NEW YEARS DAY
    MEMORIAL DAY
    JULY 4TH
    LABOR DAY
    THANKSGIVING DAY
    CHRISTMAS DAY
  • HOLIDAY DELAYS – COLLECTION DAY DELAYED ONE DAY AND FOLLOWING DAYS FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK

  

Chipper: 
Every Wednesday for the entire year. Weather or Holidays can delay pick up
-Picks up real Christmas Trees

 


Trash Pick Up

  • Trash must be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. to ensure pick up.
  • Trash cans must be 10 to 35 gallons, not to exceed 60 lbs. Or in approved garbage carts purchased from the DPW
  • Bags placed at curb cannot exceed 40 lbs.
  • Bulk items should be placed at curb by 7:00 a.m. with a maximum of three items per week.
  • Wood must be tied and bundled, no longer than 3 feet in length and no larger than 18 inches in diameter - all nails must be removed
  • Carpet and Padding should be cut into 4 ft lengths, rolled and tied. Not to exceed 18 inches in diameter per bundle.
  • Construction Materials will not be picked up. Residents can take it to SOCRRA by appointment: 248-288-5153
  • Tires will not be picked up. Residents should check with a tire installation store to see if they will take them.
  • Logs - Any tree branches larger that 6 inches in diameter are considered logs- Logs must be cut into 2 ft lengths or less, bundled and set out with trash. Bundles can not exceed 60 lbs.
  • Concrete: See Special Refuse Collection
  • Used Motor Oil: See Special Refuse Collection
  • Household Hazardous Waste items such as, paint cans, light bulbs, chemicals, syringes, pesticides etc.: Please see Recycling info.
  • Electronics: Please see Recycling info.

 

 

Yard Waste
Yard Waste pick-ups are scheduled for the 1st Week in April thru the 1st week in December 

Yard Waste includes: Grass Clippings, leaves, garden wastes, spent flowers and plants, weeds, small tree and shrub trimming, small twigs, Halloween pumpkins, pine needles and cones, wood chips, sawdust, potting soil, clean dirt, vines, fruit and vegetable peelings.
Please do not include: meat, fish, bones, oils and fats, dairy products, pet manure, cat litter, cooked food, bread, charcoal, coffee grounds, paper products, plastics or egg shells.

  • Yard Waste must be in 35 gallon (maximum) containers with yard waste stickers, not to exceed 60 lbs. or in paper yard waste bags by 7:00am to ensure pickup.
  • Yard Waste pick-ups are scheduled for the 1st Week in April thru the 1st Week in December 
LEAVES
  • Do not rake leaves into the street.
  • All leaves must be put into paper leaf yard waste bags or trash cans labeled with a yard waste sticker. Containers are limited to 35 gallons, not to exceed 60 lbs. 
  • Plastic bags are not acceptable
  • Yard Waste Stickers are available at City Hall Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Treasury counter, or at the DPW Office located at 24211 Couzens Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Brush Chipping
A contractor will go thru the entire city every Wednesday. You do not need to call for collection.

  • Should be out by 7:00 a.m. to ensure pick up.
  • The contractor will remove up to 15 minutes worth per household per week.
  • Brush must be 4 ft. to 12 ft long, 1-6 inches in diameter, and all cut ends must be facing the same direction at the curb, neatly stacked and not tangled.
  • Brush must not have vines, dirt, roots, or debris mixed in
  • Will pick up real Christmas Trees
  • All brush under 4 ft. long must be tied and bundled, not to exceed 18 inches in diameter per bundle and can be put to the curb on Monday with Yard Waste.
  • Any tree branches larger that 6 inches in diameter are considered logs. Logs must be cut into 2 ft lengths or less, bundled and set out with trash on Monday. Bundles can not exceed 60 lbs
  • When a resident or contractor cuts down a tree, the resident or contractor is responsible for brush removal.

 

Special Refuse Collection

  • Motor oil may be dropped off Monday through Thursday at the DPW yard located at 24211 Couzens, between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Stop in the office for details.
  • Concrete will be picked up only on your first two street maintenance days in May. Residents may put out a maximum of one cubic yard. One cubic yard is equal to 3 ft x 3 ft X 3 ft.  Otherwise residents can take it to State Crushing on Sherwood north of 10 Mile Road. Please call them for details at (586) 757-3612.

 


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Recycling Drop-off Center 

SOCRRA's Recycling Drop-Off Center is open 6 days a week and free to the public. Drop-Off Center is located at 995 Coolidge, Troy, MI (between 14 Mile and Maple).

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: 7AM - 1PM

At SOCRRA's Self Service Recycling Drop-Off Center, you can recycle:

Mixed Recycling

  • Newspaper
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Milk Cartons
  • Juice Boxes
  • Empty Cans
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Glass Bottles
  • Glass Jars
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Plastic Jugs
  • Plastic Containers

Bulky Rigid Plastics

Plastic items larger than a 5 gallon bucket such as:

  • Old curbside recycling bins
  • Plastic Laundry baskets
  • Plastic lawn/patio chairs
  • Plastic toys
  • Plastic buckets
  • Plastic crates
  • Plastic totes or storage containers

Cardboard – Please Flatten Boxes

Scrap Metal Items

  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Holiday Lights

Other Recyclables

  • Styrofoam (no peanuts)
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Hard Cover Books
  • VHS Tapes
  • Cassettes
  • CDs
  • Bottle Caps
  • Clothes and Shoes

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

SOCRRA's Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Center is open 6 days a week. Drop-Off Center is located at 995 Coolidge, Troy, MI (between 14 Mile and Maple).

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: 7AM - 1PM

This service is available ONLY to residents of our 12 SOCRRA communities as well as Bingham Farms, the City of Bloomfield Hills (not the Township) and Franklin Village. Residents of the City of Rochester and Rochester Hills may use this service after purchasing a voucher from their city office. Paper voucher must be presented at SOCRRA. Residency will be verified by attendant. 

Some materials require special handling for safe disposal and should not be placed in the trash.
See below list for examples of Household Hazardous Waste.

  • Automotive Products
  • Lawn & Garden Products
  • Medical Items
  • Motor Oil/Filters
  • Oil Filters
  • Automotive Batteries
  • Brake/Transmission Fluids
  • Gasoline (in Fire Marshall approved container) *container not returned
  • Pesticides
  • Insecticides
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Fertilizer
  • Any old medication (prescription or non) - Empty into unmarked zip top baggie
  • Cleaning Products
  • Syringes/Needles in rigid plastic or metal container
  • Workshop/Paint Products
  • Miscellaneous
  • Any Household Cleaners
  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • Wood/Metal cleaners and polishes
  • Latex and Oil Paints
  • Adhesives and Glues
  • Paint thinner/remover
  • Caulk
  • Furniture Strippers
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
  • Cooking Oil
  • 4ft & 8ft fluorescent tubes

NOT ACCEPTED: Unlabeled waste or containers with unknown contents, radioactive materials, explosives, waste from clean-ups or spills, hazardous waste generated by a business or industry.

Electronics Recycling Drop-off

SOCRRA's Electronics Drop-Off Center is open 6 days a week. Drop-Off Center is located at 995 Coolidge, Troy, MI (between 14 Mile and Maple).

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: 7AM - 1PM

This service is available ONLY to residents and businesses of our 12 SOCRRA communities as well as residents of Bingham Farms, the City of Bloomfield Hills (not the Township) and Franklin Village. Residents of the City of Rochester and Rochester Hills may use this service after purchasing a voucher from their city office. Paper voucher must be presented at SOCRRA. Residency will be verified by attendant. 

Electronic items require special handling and should not be disposed of in regular trash. Electronics can be brought to SOCRRA for recycling and safe disposal free of charge. 
See below for examples of electronic items.

  • Computer Monitors

  • CPUs

  • Televisions

  • Radios

  • Telephones

  • Cell Phones

  • Copy Machines/Scanners

  • Fax Machines

  • Stereos

  • Video Game Systems

  • DVD, VCR and CD Players

  • Routers

 You are responsible for removing any sensitive or personal information from hard drives, etc.  SOCRRA does not provide this service.

Self Service Paper Shredder 

SOCRRA's Paper Shredder is open 6 days a week and free to the public. Drop-Off Center is located at 995 Coolidge, Troy, MI (between 14 Mile and Maple).

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: 7AM - 1PM

 Please only shred sensitive documents. Staples are okay. Please no paper clips and no plastic.


Presciption Drugs Recycling-

Starting November 3, 2016, Expired Prescriptions can be dropped off at the Police Department Lobby for proper disposal. No sharps please! The Police Department is located within the City Hall Building at 111 E Nine Mile Road.


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Not sure how to recycle or dispose of an item?
Check out SOCRRA's Waste Wizard! 
Enter the item in the seach box and it will tell you!