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GFL to Continue Yard Waste Pick Up in Rochester Hills
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GFL Environmental provides all solid waste and yard waste services for single-family homes in Rochester Hills. The service includes the following:
  • Weekly curbside trash removal + recycling. Pick-ups are made Monday through Thursday. Find the pick-up day for your residence here.
  • Weekly bulk pick up of larger items on your scheduled pick up day.
  • Yard waste pick up April 1st through the second full week of December.
  • A complete guide to recycling can be found here.
  • The City’s recycling program is powered by Recyclebank and residents can enroll here.

A 95-gallon cart for trash and a 65-gallon cart for recycling is provided at no cost to all single-family homes. A larger recycle cart can be purchased for $65.00. Trash is picked up Monday through Thursday. 

Billing Schedule
Billing is quarterly and billed in advance. Once you receive your first invoice, you can make payments and apply for discounts. Mail your payment to the P.O. Box printed on your invoice or pay online.

Service Rates
   Effective April 1, 2020 - $57.33 per quarter. Invoices are sent by GFL

Discounts (cannot be combined)
To enroll, call GFL at 248.204.6750 or email

    Veterans Discount - 5%
    Senior Citizens (65 years old or older) – 5% 
    Annual Prepayment – 3%
    Automatic Payment Program – 3%
    Snow Bird Discount - Maximum $30.00 - If you are away from your     residence for a portion of the year, you can notify GFL and receive a     discount of up to $30.00 annually. Contact GFL customer service at     248.204.6750 
Late Fees
A 2% late fee will be applied to your account for any balance over 40 days past due.

Hazardous Waste Recycling by Appointment
Hazardous waste material, like paint, chemicals and electronics, cannot be left at curbside but can be recycled at the Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) Drop-off Center five days a week. The Drop-off Center is located at 995 Coolidge, Troy, MI (between 14 Mile and Maple).

Detailed lists of accepted items available are located here:
Household Hazardous Waste

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, SOCRRA's Recycling Drop-off Center will be accessible by appointment blocks only to drop-off any acceptable material including recyclables, use of the paper shredder, household hazardous waste, and electronics recycling. Drop-off Center hours are 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made via SOCRRA's website at The appointment process will ensure the health and safety of both staff and users of the Center.

There is a $10 per car fee and a Rochester Hills voucher is required for electronic recycling and household hazardous waste. Vouchers can be purchased at the Treasury desk at Rochester Hills City Hall (during normal business hours) and online.

Please note: Residents will be required to wear a mask while visiting the Drop-off Center during their scheduled appointment time. Proof of Rochester Hills residency will be verified by an attendant.

Additional contact information for the Drop-off Center:
Phone: 248.288.5150 | Website: | Email:

Recreational Vehicle Waste Disposal
There are no RV waste disposal stations in the city of Rochester Hills. Please visit to find a listing of all disposal stations in Michigan.

GFL Environmental
Customer Service
Ph: 248.204.6750

City of Rochester Hills
Building Department
Ph: 248.656.4615

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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