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RRRASOC / Recycling Locations / Guidelines

RRRASOC Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Waste Schedules

Corrigan Shredding Days

Abitibi Paper Retriever

Wood Waste Recycling

Earth911.com (searchable database of recycling dropoff locations)

Do Your Part for the Environment (Fall 2017 Novi Today Magazine article)


RRRASOC / Recycling Locations / Guidelines

Recycling bin at curbsideNovi is a partner in the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southern Oakland County (RRRASOC), along with other member communities of Farmington, Farmington Hills, Milford, Milford Township, Novi, South Lyon, Southfield, Walled Lake, and Wixom. There is a recycling drop-off site in Southfield, and one in Novi. The Novi Recycling Drop-off Site, which is (available to all RRRASOC communities,) is located off of Lee BeGole Drive, past the Department of Public Works (DPW). The drop-off site is open daily from dawn to dusk.

 Recycling Locations / Accepted Items
 Curbside Guidelines
Paint Disposal Guide
Additional Curbside Recycling Information
Sign up for the RRRASOC Event Notifications

RRRASOC Southfield Drop-Off Site

The Southfield Recycling Drop-Off Site is located in the parking lot of the RRRASOC Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) at 20000 W. Eight Mile Road at the northeast corner of Evergreen and Eight Mile roads.  The site is available for use seven days per week, during daylight hours. Materials accepted at both the Southfield and Novi drop-off sites are the same as what is accepted for curbside recycling. The Southfield site does NOT accept Styrofoam or electronics.

Visit the RRRASOC website for more information.

Please note that Styrofoam, electronics, and motor oil are not accepted at the RRRASOC Novi Recycling Drop-off Site. Motor oil and electronic waste can be taken to any of the RRRASOC Household Hazardous Waste Days.

Styrofoam is accepted at the following sites:

SOCRRA
995 Coolidge Road, Troy
(Between 14 Mile Road and Maple Road, across from Meijer)
248-288-5150

Recycle Ann Arbor
2950 E. Ellsworth Road, Ann Arbor
734-971-7400

Recycle Here!
Main Location: 1331 Holden Avenue, Detroit 48202
313-871-4000

Motor oil can be disposed of at the following location in Novi:

Tommy's Tire, 43111 Grand River (East of Novi Road), 248-348-2080
$3/quart - 5 quart limit

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Household Hazardous Waste

Novi residents and residents of the RRRASOC member communities can attend any RRRASOC Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) events. These events provide residents with an opportunity to safely discard or recycle hazardous items.

  • All HHW events are on Saturdays.
  • Electronic waste is also accepted by RRRASOC residents at all HHW events.
  • The mobile paper shredder is onsite at HHW events. Residents may bring up to 3 boxes or 100 pounds of paper for shredding to HHW events only.

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Events

April 6, 2019 - Wixom
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wixom Department of Public Works
2041 Charms Road, Wixom

April 20, 2019 – Southfield
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
RRRASOC Materials Recovery Facility – Truck Entrance
20875 Mapleridge Avenue, Southfield

May 4, 2019 – Farmington Hills
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus – Lot 3
27055 Orchard Lake Rd., Farmington Hills

May 18, 2019 – Milford
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Milford Civic Center
1100 Atlantic Street, Milford

July 20, 2019 – Wixom
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wixom Department of Public Works
2041 Charms Road, Wixom

October 5, 2019 – Novi
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Novi Event Location TBD

October 26, 2019 – Southfield
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
RRRASOC Materials Recovery Facility – Truck Entrance
20875 Mapleridge Avenue, Southfield

More information can be found on the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC) website or by calling 248-208-2270.Residents that cannot attend the listed events or otherwise need to get rid of some material in between events can contact RRRASOC or Environmental Recycling Group at 734-437-9650 to make an appointment to take the material to ERG's facility in Livonia (Merriman near I-96) at their convenience. Top of Page

Shredding Days - First Saturday every month - 9am-12pm

Corrigan Record Storage offers Novi residents the opportunity to recycle up to 300 pounds of paper for a $5 charge, NAID Certified Secured Shredding.  The fee for more that 300 pounds is 10 cents per pound.  Hard drive destruction is also available for a $5 fee.

Corrigan Record Storage
45200 Grand River Ave.
248-344-9185

Don't Dump It!  Recycle It!
Recycle Bin

The Abitibi Paper Retriever® program promotes recycling by placing drop-off containers at participating schools and non-profit organizations. 

Locations

  • parking lot between Deerfield Elementary and Novi Middle School
  • Novi Public Library parking lot

These are community recycling bins, so we welcome the community to help us fill them.

Accepted

  • White copy and lined paper
  • colored copy paper
  • soft cover books
  • catalogs
  • magazines
  • newspaper
  • junk mail

There is no need to sort or separate them.

Not Accepted

  • phonebooks
  • cardboard
  • cereal boxes
  • tissue boxes
  • food cartons
  • chipboard
  • laminated paper
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Wood-Waste Recycling

Mid-Michigan Recycling (MMR) is government regulated and permitted to recycle wood waste materials.

Locations:

Livonia Yard
32700 Glendale Ave.
Livonia, MI 48150

Macomb Yard
24935 21 Mile Road
Macomb, MI 48042