Yard Waste
Brush & Branch Collection
Every Friday for 52 weeks each year, brush and branch collection will be free with no need to schedule in advance. W & D, Inc. is our branch and limb chipping company. They may be reached at: (586) 791-7623. 

Please place branches and limbs neatly stacked at the curb by 7:00 am on Friday. Branches can be up to 6” in diameter and 12" long. Please place the following items at the curb for collection:
  • Brush / Branches cut 4 - 4 1/2' long and bundled
  • Logs cut 2' long or less and bundled
  • Tree limbs cut 4 - 4 1/2' long and bundled

The above items are picked up by our trash hauler and land-filled. Yard Waste (excluding grass clippings) should still be placed in kraft bags or containers clearly marked yard waste.
Free Yard Waste Drop-Off
From December 1 through the end of March, there is also the opportunity to dispose of yard waste free at the SOCRRA Transfer Station located at:
911 Coolidge
Royal Oak, MI 48073

SOCRRA Transfer Station is open during the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm weekdays and 8:00 am - 12:00 noon on Saturdays.

Residents (no businesses / landscapers) may bring up to 10 yard-waste bags / brush bundles per day for composting. 

Please remember: You must remove all plastic / brown kraft bags. You can see the scale operator for a location to place materials.