RRRASOC / Recycling Locations / Guidelines

RRRASOC Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Waste Schedules

Corrigan Shredding Days

Abitibi Paper Retriever

Wood Waste Recycling (searchable database of recycling dropoff locations)

Simple Recycling


rrrasoc logoGFL Environmental will also be collecting recyclables at the same time. GFL Environmental will collect recycling from the recycling cart provided to each residence. Please place only recyclable items into this cart as they are delivered to sorting facilities and end-market recyclers. Novi’s recycling partner is the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC). Visit the RRRASOC website for additional Curbside Recycling Information.

Curbside flyer
 Curbside Guidelines
Paint Disposal Flyer
Paint Disposal

Visit the RRRASOC website for additional Curbside Recycling Information.

Items Not Accepted

  • Liquid waste (gasoline & automobile oil)
  • Construction/roofing debris
  • Wet paint cans (let paint dry and place at curb with lid off)
  • Car and truck parts/engines/tires
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Yard waste mix with rubbish
  • Items Not acceptedWood/dry wall
  • Concrete/bricks
  • Fencing/railroad ties
  • Tree stumps
  • Propane tanks
  • Loose needles/sharps

RRRASOC / Recycling Locations / Guidelines

Recycling containerNovi 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.

PDFRecycling Locations / Accepted Items
PDFCurbside Guidelines
PDFPaint Disposal Guide
PDFRecycling Guidelines
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:

995 Coolidge Road, Troy
(Between 14 Mile Road and Maple Road, across from Meijer)

Recycle Ann Arbor
2950 E. Ellsworth Road, Ann Arbor

Recycle Here!
Main Location: 1331 Holden Avenue, Detroit 48202

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

City of Novi Recycling Drop-Off Site

DPS Garage
26300 Lee Begole Drive, Novi
North off of 11 Mile Road between Town Center and Meadowbrook Roads
Open daylight hours, 7 days a week
Note: Polystyrene foam (ex: Styrofoam), household hazardous waste, and electronics are NOT accepted at this site.

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.
  • Simple Recycling is accepted during certain collection events.

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 HHW 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.

PDF Household Hazardous Waste Flyer

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.

Don't Dump It! Recycle It!
Paper Recycling Bend

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


  • 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.


  • 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
  • colored construction paper

Wood-Waste Recycling

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


Livonia Yard
32700 Glendale Ave.
Livonia, MI 48150

Macomb Yard
24935 21 Mile Road
Macomb, MI 48042

Simple Recycling

Simple Recycling is a for-profit recycler that is committed to offering residents the most simple and easy way to keep usable materials from the landfill. All of the materials are graded and sorted locally and/or regionally based on quality and condition.
Residents must schedule their free home pickup here. Simply place your bags or boxes outside your front door and they will pick them up on your scheduled day. Orange bags are no longer required.
This service is being offered at no cost to residents. It also is not meant to dissuade donations to charitable organizations, rather provide an additional, convenient option to discard unwanted items instead of them ending up in landfills.

Recyclable items

Men's Clothing Women’s Clothing Children’s Clothing
Coats and Jackets Hats and Gloves Fashion Accessories
Shoes Purses Hats
Toys Blankets Drapes/Curtains
Pillows Sleeping Bags Linens
Tools Kitchenware Dishes
Pots/Pans Backpacks  

Simple RecyclingSimple Recycling is a for-profit organization, but free of charge to our residents. All materials collected are graded and sorted locally based on quality and condition. If you would prefer to donate items to charity, visit to schedule a pickup. Residents can request additional bags by visiting, calling 866.835.5068 or emailing

Simple Recycling Frequently Asked Questions

For additional questions, schedule a pick-up or missed pickup call 866.835.5068.