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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 […]

Oak Park Recycling Event June 7

June 2nd 2015

Oak Park Recycling Event June 7 (event listing) Residents and visitors are welcome to drop off recyclables at the Ice Arena parking lot at 13950 Oak Park Blvd. on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 10am to 2pm. There will also be a rain barrel workshop.  If you’d like a rain barrel to take home the […]

Clean the Ferndale Up Event Ups Its Game, Even in the Rain

May 16th 2015

Clean the Ferndale Up Event Ups Its Game, Even in the Rain (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 16, 2015) In spite of the rain, over 70 people showed up for a city-wide day of volunteering called Clean the Ferndale Up. Each year the event gets more sophisticated.  This year the addition of recycling drop off and […]

The SOCRRA Tour

April 1st 2012

The tour starts out in the education center, where youngsters hear a presentation about recycling, and watch a video about the process. Karen Bever, from SOCRRA explained that the more kids recycle, the more money the cities get back from the program. “It costs cities $26 a ton to take away garbage, but for every ton of recycling the city brings in they get a $37.50 credit,” Bever said.

Recycling 101 this Green Tuesday

November 7th 2011

and just how much recycling can affect the bottom line.

The Recycling 101 Workshop is from 6:30pm-8pm at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile). Green Tuesdays are a monthly workshop series put on by the FESC to encouraging environmental education in the community. Check them out on Facebook to keep up with the latest, or browse through our Green News page to find stories about some of their past activities.