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Ferndale Reuse and Recycle Event Oct. 20

October 19th 2018

  Ferndale Reuse and Recycle Event Oct. 20 Ferndale, MI- Bring your recyclable items to our temporary recycling drop-off station on Saturday, October 20 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m at the City Hall parking lot #11. What will be accepted? Plastics • Glass • Christmas Lights • Styrofoam • Plastic Bags • Electronics • […]

Presentation on Food Waste Recycling at Royal Oak Library Oct. 7

September 15th 2018

Presentation on Food Waste Recycling at Royal Oak Library Oct. 7 Join other like-minded individuals interested in the environment at the Royal Oak Public Library on select Sundays in September and October. Sept. 16 Pollinator Habitats: What Can You Do | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sept. 23: Water Infrastructure 101 | 2 p.m. – […]

RRRASOC Shares Advice on How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

March 6th 2018

RRRASOC Shares Advice on How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (RRRASOC, March 6, 2018) Southfield, MI – Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC) recently sent out tips to residents for how to “reduce, reuse and recycle” more.  Here’s what they had to say: Three great ways to help reduce the amount […]

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 […]

Birmingham Adds Recycling to Parks Thanks to Grant

November 6th 2016

Birmingham Adds Recycling to Parks Thanks to Grant (City of Birmingham, Nov.6, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – Residents visiting Birmingham parks this fall can expect to see new recycle bins thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful.  The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America […]

15 Pictures from the Ferndale Green Cruise

August 14th 2016

15 Pictures from the Ferndale Green Cruise (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – With legs pumping instead of pistons and wheels being spun with exercise instead of gasoline, the annual Sierra Club Green Cruise in Downtown Ferndale is a demonstration of people-powered transit. The community’s answer to the massive Dream Cruise event […]

Drop Off Old Shoes to Help Paws for Life through June 15

April 23rd 2016

Drop Off Old Shoes to Help Paws for Life through June 15   Farmington Hills, Ferndale, and Waterford, MI – Paws for Life Rescue is accepting donations of lightly worn shoes at their adoption events, as well as other various drop-off locations, starting now through June 15, 2016. Funds2Orgs will purchase donated shoes from Paws […]

Milford Township Adds Curbside Clothing Recycling Beginning April 27

April 22nd 2016

Milford Township Adds Curbside Clothing Recycling Beginning April 27 (Milford Township, April 22, 2016) Milford Twp, MI – Milford Township is the sixth RRRASOC member community to offer the curbside clothing recycling program, along with Farmington, South Lyon, Village of Milford, Walled Lake and Wixom. Single family households can fill the Simple Recycling green bags […]

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 […]