Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Association (SOCRRA) is the City's contractor for curbside garbage and recycling collection. To schedule service/pickup, contact SOCRRA at 248-288-5153.
Curbside Cart Placement and Pickup
Broken concrete, clean and free of wire, (no bricks or cinder blocks) can be taken to the City Yard, 521 East Cambourne, Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Yes. Bulk items shall not be placed at the curb for pickup prior to 4:00 p.m. the day before your collection day. Bulk items include appliances such as washers, dryers, hot water tanks, air conditions, refrigerators, and furniture. Doors to bulk items shall be removed before taken to the curb for pickup.
Paints, garden chemicals, automotive products, antifreeze, household cleaners, solvents, insulin syringes, and other hazardous household materials may be accepted by appointment only.
If you are a resident and need these hazardous materials removed, contact SOCRRA's Special Household Waste Hotline for a collection appointment at 248-288-5153.
If your collection day falls on one of these holidays, please set your garbage containers at the curb the following day. This also includes the remainder of the days of that week following the holiday.
Take motor oil and vehicle batteries to the Ferndale City Yard, located at 521 E. Cambourne, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please contact the Yard at 248-546-2519 before delivering.
Used motor oil from cars, trucks, lawn mowers, etc., should be transported in a tightly sealed plastic gallon jug. Reuse the empty plastic jug, if possible, or dispose of it in the dumpster next to the oil receptacle. Do not mix used oil with gasoline or any other fuel!
Wet cell batteries from cars, trucks, boats, etc., should be transported in a secure box.
Garbage and recycling containers should be stored in the rear of the house between collection periods. Containers should be neat, sealed with lids, and located where they will not offend neighbors.
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