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Compost collections start at the beginning of April and conclude at the beginning of December. Exact dates are on the City calendar which is on the website or available from the Clerk's Office.
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By City Ordinance, these items may be placed curbside after 6 pm the evening before your scheduled pick-up day. All items must be curbside by 7 am on your scheduled collection day. Loose bags, boxes, and improper containers/cans are prohibited (the only exception is an empty refrigerator, stove, washer, or dryer box).
Call the D.P.S. at 586-445-5470 for information regarding guidelines, pickup problems, or any questions / concerns you may have. Office hours are 7:30 am to 4 pm and messages can be left after 4 pm and calls will be returned the following morning.
A mattress and box spring, couch, dinette set, or appliance are considered bulk items. Call Green For Life at 866-772-8900 the day before if you have a large, heavy, or metal item such as an appliance. Residents are allowed one bulk item on the regular collection day.
The City of Roseville has provided each address with a 96-gallon trash container. The container may be filled and placed out at the curb weekly. Residents who need an additional trash container may purchase one from Green For Life: 866-772-8900.
Green For Life will pick up one small item from a construction / remodeling project that does not exceed 60 lbs. in weight, 4' in length or 18" in diameter. Scrap wood must be securely bundled with nothing sharp protruding.
You can dispose of these on your own with a commercial facility or schedule the D.P.S. chipper service. There is a fee of $70 per hour with a minimum charge of $35 for up to a half-hour and you must sign a form to have this service performed. The chipper will accept limbs up to 8" in diameter (no stumps). The D.P.S. at 29411 Calahan can provide the Chipper Agreement form (PDF) and answer any questions. The application is also available on this website. You can mail, email, or return the form in person to the D.P.S.
NO paper milk / juice cartons, styrofoam, wax-coated cardboard, garbage, propane tanks, paint cans, window glass, medical waste, flammable liquids, household cleaners, chemicals, or wood.
Macomb County Health Department has a monthly household hazardous drop-off at 43525 Elizabeth Road. They can be reached at 586-469-5236 for dates and times.
Latex paint must be dried out or solidified prior to disposal. Use cat litter, oil dry, sand, or other suitable material to dry out the paint or allow it to air dry. Once the paint is solid, leave the lid off the can and set it out at the curbside for collection with your regular refuse. If you are unsure whether the paint is latex (water-based), refer to the clean-up instructions on the paint can. Latex paint can be cleaned up using soap and water.
Collection will be delayed by one day only, when the holiday is on a weekday, for the following holidays: New Year's Day (January 1), Memorial Day (last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day (first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November) and Christmas Day (December 25).
Tires are not accepted in trash collection unless cut in quarters. Please return them to a tire retailer - a small disposal fee may be charged.
Propane tanks are NOT collected with your trash and must be taken to a propane dealer.
Place in a sturdy plastic container such as a bleach bottle, coffee container, laundry jug (no plastic milk containers or thin plastic containers) and drop off at the D.P.S., 29411 Calahan, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:45 pm.
After the main roads have been plowed and the storm has passed, we will then begin our residential snow plowing operation. Residential streets will not usually be plowed until approximately 4 inches of snow has accumulated on the roads. In most cases, plowing of residential streets will be done during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4 pm It takes 2 to 3 days to get the entire City plowed. So that we can be more efficient when plowing residential streets, the Parking Ordinance (PDF) is in effect requiring vehicles to stay off the street from 9 am to 4 pm until after the City trucks have plowed the street from curb to curb.
The D.P.S. plants trees in the right-of-way for residents each spring. You may contact the D.P.S. at 586-445-5470 to be placed on the list to have the literature detailing the types and prices of trees mailed to you, which is normally mailed in mid-April. A resident may purchase a tree to be planted by the City in the right-of-way, or purchase a tree for their private property and the City will deliver the tree to their home for them to plant.