Refuse Collection

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On September 30, 2016, Rizzo Environmental Services officially became part of GFL (Green For Life) Environmental.

GFL Environmental Services Website 

Look for the Solid Waste Program Enhancement Flyer in your mail.  This flyer will outline the Solid Waste Program and will identify commonly asked questions.  The flyer can also be viewed here.

Your curbside refuse day will not change.  View the Refuse Collection Map (PDF) to see which day your residence will have curbside refuse collection.

Rules & Regulations


  • Residents are reminded that no refuse or yard waste should be placed at curbside earlier than 1 p.m. the day before collection.
  • No items should be placed in the street.
  • All refuse must be out by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day. Even if the trucks usually come later in the day, schedules sometimes change. Remember, you can put everything out the night before.

Curbside Recycling Schedule


Refuse Collection Delays


Access the link below to view the delayed schedule due to the observed holidays by Rizzo Environmental  Services 

Regular Refuse Containers

Type Maximum Capacity
Weight Limit When Full
Trash Cans
32-Gallon 60 Pounds
Plastic Bags
30-Gallon
40 Pounds

Yard Waste Containers

Type Maximum Capacity
Weight Limit When Full
Trash Cans
32-Gallon 60 Pounds
Paper Bags
30-Gallon (Heavy Duty)
40 Pounds
For More Information
If you have any questions, please call the Department of Public Works at 586-446-2440 or you can call the Community Relations Department at 586-446-CITY.