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SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services

February 12th 2018

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services (SOCRRA, Feb. 12, 2018) Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Troy, MI – We are pleased to announce the reopening of our recycling drop off services! SELF SERVICE RECYCLING AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: MIXED RECYCLING: All Paper (newspaper, […]

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

June 5th 2017

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to […]

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17

March 24th 2016

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Celebrate Earth Day with SOCRRA and enjoy tours of the SOCRRA recycling facility. Watch a Recycled Materials Fashion Show. Repurpose things into crafts and art projects with Green Living Science. Go on a scavenger hunt. Get up close and personal […]

Celebrate America Recycles Day at SOCRRA Nov. 15

November 7th 2015

Celebrate America Recycles Day at SOCRRA Nov. 15 (EVENT page) Celebrate America Recycles Day at SOCRRA Nov. 15 WHAT: Celebrate America Recycles Day at SOCRRA. Activities will include tours of the recycling facility. Lets’ see how much Styrofoam it takes to fill a 40 foot shipping container and then see if you can fill a […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House April 19

March 12th 2015

Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House April 19 (press release, March 12, 2015) Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House. Activities will include tours of the recycling facility, a simulated sorting line for adults and one for kids (focusing on lunch box recycling). Make a colorful solar system with Arts & Scraps […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

November 3rd 2014

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy […]

SOCRRA Holds Special Meeting with Updates on the Trash

August 26th 2014

SOCRRA Holds Special Meeting with Updates on the Trash (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2014) UPDATE:  Recycling is expected to resume for all communities Sept. 8. It may seem like thing are returning to normal as the trash generated from recent flooding gets collected from the curbs, but the struggle for cities continues. SOCRRA (South […]

Madison Heights Contends Illegal Dumping by SOCRRA

August 19th 2014

Madison Heights Contends Illegal Dumping by SOCRRA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2014)   The City of Madison Heights put a halt to what they call illegal dumping at a SOCRRA transfer station located in their City. The following press release gives details of their claim: “On Monday, August 18th, City personnel observed that several […]