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Recycling Information

rrrasoc logo 2016 (web)As of January 1, 2016, the Village of Milford has joined the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC), which expanded offerings for recycling, household hazardous waste, and electronic waste disposal services to our residents. These enhanced services are available to Village residents at no additional cost to the services that were already in place.

Download a copy of the Recycling Guidelines from RRRASOC, which includes guidelines for recycling, and more.

The RRRASOC website – – is a great source of information regarding recycling, composting, and more, including a listing of future household hazardous waste collection events. In addition to the Village, the authority serves residents in Milford Township and the cities of Farmington, Farmington Hills, Novi, Southfield, South Lyon, Walled Lake, and Wixom.

Curbside Recycling
The curbside recycling program uses an 18-gallon recycling bin. The recycling bin belongs to the Village. If you move, please leave the recycling bin at the home. If you need a new bin, you may pick one up at the Village offices.

Recycling Carts Available for Village Residents
Village residents can order FREE 64-gallon recycling carts from Green for Life Services (GFL) to replace one or more recycling bins. These carts will have a list of accepted items printed right on the lid to help make recycling easier. To order a cart, Contact GFL at 844.464.3587 or send an email to

Simple Recycling Launches in the Village
Since 2016, Village residents are able to participate in the Simple Recycling program to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories, and other household discards such as kitchenware, tools, toys and books, with a free, residential pickup service.

In cooperation with participating communities and RRRASOC, Simple Recycling provides an easy, free and convenient way to keep this 100% recyclable and reusable material out of landfills. Simple Recycling is focused on clothing and textile recycling, but they are also able to take small household goods in working condition.

To schedule a Simple Recycling pickup, please visit the RRRASOC website.

For more information about the clothing recycling program, contact Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or

RRRASOC Drop Off Locations for Village Residents
RRRASOC provides two different drop-off sites free to Village Residents in Southfield and Novi. Additionally, Village residents can drop off hazardous materials at a drop-off site in Livonia at no cost. For more information on these drop-off locations including their hours and what materials they accept, please visit the RRRASOC website. 

Paper Shredder
Village residents have FREE access to the RRRASOC paper shredder for all loose paper document as well as stacks of paper up to 1/4 inch thick. The shredder is available Monday-Friday from 6am-4:30pm at 20000 Eight Mile Road Southfield, MI 48705. For more information, visit the RRRASOC website.

Learn where to recycle, compost or properly dispose of just about anything!
RRRASOC has created an easy to use directory to help residents of Farmington, Farmington Hills, Milford, Milford Township, Novi, South Lyon, Southfield, Walled Lake and Wixom learn where to recycle, compost or properly dispose of various materials.