"When does compost end?"
Click Here to download Fall 2012 Schedule [PDF] for details.
"What can I Recycle?"
• Cardboard &
• Paperboard Magazines & Catalogs
• Junk Mail
• Office Paper
• Steel & Tin
• Clear Glass
• Colored Glass
• Kitchen Cookware
• Aluminum Cans
• Plastic Jugs/Bottles
• Household Plastic (#1 - #7)
Paper Milk or Juice Cartons
• Styrofoam Containers/Packing
Garbage/Compost Food Waste
• Propane Tanks
• Paint Cans
• Medical Waste/Syringes
• Flammable Liquids
• Household Cleaners
• Chemicals (Dry or Liquid)
• Electrical Cords/Batteries
"What if I have more recycling than will fit in the bin?"
— Have the resident place the extra recycables in a clear plastic bag & place it near the bin.
"Do I need to have the freon removed from my appliance?"
— Only in Chesterfield & Rochester. All other communities set out as is.
"Can I discontinue my services ( Bloomfield, Chesterfield &
— No. The only exception is if home is demolished or uninhabitable because of renovations. Resident submits a completed exemption form to us that is approved by City.
"Which residents pay Rizzo directly?"
— Chesterfield, Bloomfield
and Shelby Township.
All other cities are paid by the cities.
"When are their payments due?"
— The first day of the billing period, ex: Jan 1st, Apr 1st, Jul 1st, Sep 1st.
"Which cities do we provide Recycle Bins for?"
Chesterfield & Bloomfield.
"What city is charged for Recycle Bin & how much?"
— Chesterfield $10.00.
"How often are Residents billed?"
— Quarterly: Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec.
"When does my bill go to my taxes (Bloomfield, Chesterfield
& Shelby Township)?"
— Every September for balances due by July 1st, added to their winter taxes. Bloomfield tax payments are received by us in October. Chesterfield
& Shelby Township tax payments are received by us once Chesterfield
& Shelby Township receives payment (usually January).
"When are Bloomfield, Chesterfield & Shelby Township eligible for free month credit?"
— Bloomfield & Shelby Twp only in June of each year,
payments must be received by June 30th to be eligible for following
year - Must pay for 11 months.
— Chesterfield only in December of each year. Payments must be
received by January 1st to be eligible for following year - Must pay
for 11 months.
"Who do you take over the phone credit card payments for?"
— Bloomfield & Shelby Township - Free of charge; Chesterfield - $5.00 Charge; Outside
- Condo Associations, Royal Oak Businesses - Free of Charge