Land Preserve

Waste/Recycling



MATERIAL RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE DROP-OFF CENTERS

Riverview residents can participate in recycling various materials and composting yard clippings at no charge by delivering the materials to two convenient collection centers located at City hall and at the Riverview Land Preserve. The collection centers, hours of business and accepted material types are outlined below.


Riverview City Hall Collection Center
Location: 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, MI 48193
Hours:      9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday                 
                Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 
Phone:     734-281-4239
Cost:        Free of Charge

  • Household Batteries – deliver to container located at City Clerk's Office. For batteries 1.5 Volt or higher, please tape both positive and negative battery leads. Household Battery Recycling
  • Ink Jet Printer Cartridges, Toner – deliver to container located at Mail Room next to City Clerk's Office.

 


Riverview Land Preserve Collection Center
Location: 20863 Grange Road, Riverview, MI – enter from King Road
Phone: 734-281-4263
Cost: Free of Charge

Hours of Operation (effective May 24, 2017)
Day of Week Open Close
Sunday  CLOSED  CLOSED
 Monday  7:00 AM  4:00 PM
Tuesday  7:00 AM  4:00 PM
 Wednesday  7:00 AM  7:00 PM
 Thursday  7:00 AM  4:00 PM
 Friday  7:00 AM  4:00 PM
Saturday  7:00 AM 11:00 AM

Closed on all major Holidays.

Riverview residents who will be using the Land Preserve Recycling Center must show proof of residency with either of the following: Valid Driver's License, Voter Registration, or Homestead Tax Return for the most recent year.

Accepted Materials:

Batteries          Hearing aid, rechargeable, alkaline, auto, truck, and motorcycle batteries accepted. For batteries 1.5 Volts or higher, please tape both positive and negative battery leads. 

Cardboard         Cardboard or box board only. Please flatten all boxes. Waxed juice, milk, or frozen food containers are not accepted.

Glass                 Container offered for clear glass recycling.

Colored Glass   Container offered for colored glass recycling.

Metal                  All types of clean metal accepted.

Paper                 Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, shredded paper, and books.

Plastic                All containers numbered 1 through 7 are accepted. Containers from automotive oils or other oily/greasy materials will not be accepted.

Used Oil            Motor oil, transmission oil, hydraulic oil. Oil can NOT have gasoline, antifreeze, diesel fuel, or any other materials mixed in with the oil.

Yard Waste      Grass Clippings and Leaves. Must be in paper bags or loose

Tree Debris      Brush or limbs that are 4 ft or less in length and 2 inches or less in diameter qualify as residential recycling, however these items must be taken to a different area of the landfill. You will be directed by the scale attendant on where to recycle these items. Logs, and stumps are not accepted as residential recycling unless approved by landfill management prior to the arrival of the material on site.

Electronics     Computers and other related devices.


Curbside Yard Waste Collection Provided by the Department of Public Works

If you are interested in curbside yard waste collection, please call the City of Riverview Department of Public Works at 734-281-4270.

Curbside yard waste pickup runs from April 1st through November 30th of every year.

After December 1st, yard waste must be dropped off at the Riverview Land Preserve. Yard waste drop off at the Land Preserve is available year round. 


Where do the materials go and how are they used?

Yard clippings are delivered to a compost facility where they are converted to a soil-like material that is used in gardening and landscaping.

Scrap materials are transported to a recycling center for further processing by material type and weight.

The separated materials can be used in place of raw materials in the production process of many types of goods and materials sold to businesses and consumers. Batteries are processed to recover reusable metals.

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