Garbage / Recycling

Garbage / Trash Removal


Normal household trash removal is completed by Green For Life (GFL) Environmental. They are responsible for yard waste during the months of April through December.

Items must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of pickup. If you are not sure of your trash pick-up day, please call City Hall at (248) 651-9061.

Holiday Pick-Up


GFL is closed 6 days yearly on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. If your pickup day falls on or after a holiday during the business week, services will be pushed back one day.

For information regarding the Holiday Pick-Up schedule, please contact GFL at (844) 464-3587.

Recycling


Recycling is mandatory in the City of Rochester. Items are to be placed in the recycling containers provided by the City. If you need a recycling container, or if you have any questions about recycling materials, please contact GFL at (844) 464-3587.

Containers


If you would like to purchase a large 65 gallon trash bin or get a free 35 or 65 gallon larger recycling bin, please contact GFL at (844) 464-3587 and arrange for delivery directly to your property.