900 Oak Ridge Road
Roosevelt Park, MI 49441
(231) 755-3721

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Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

The City of Roosevelt Park contracts with RMS Disposal to pick up garbage and recycling.

Garbage Pick-up

When? Every Tuesday morning by RMS Disposal.

Please call RMS to answer any questions you have at 788-5096. The Rules and Guidance for Refuse Collection are attached to the website. REMEMBER that all garbage/refuse must be self contained within the cart provided.


Recycling is picked up bi-weekly on Tuesday. The collection will begin January 2nd to all residences west of Roosevelt Road and January 9th for all residences to the east of Roosevelt Road. If you did not receive a recycling bin please call RMS at 788-5096. Newspapers may be placed in a brown paper bag and sat next to the recycling bin.

Large Item Pickup

When? On the 2nd Tuesday of every month. HOWEVER, you must have a green tag from City Hall. Green tags can be purchased for $10 at City Hall. If a large, bulky, or heavy item is left out in front of a residence without a green tag the property owner will be cited with a violation of the Property Maintenance Code. Please place the large items with a green tag on the curb no earlier than 1-2 days before the scheduled pick-up date.

Yard Waste Pick-up

When? Tuesday morning - April through November . Lawn and Leaf bags are available at City Hall: 1 bundle (5 bags per bundle) $2.50 or 3 bundles $6.00.

Put leaves and yard waste into paper landscape bags, or in a container rented from RMS specifically for yard waste. Do not put leaves in plastic bags! Place on the terrace Monday night. Larger yard waste (bushes, trees, limbs, etc.) does not need to be in a container but should be cut into approximately 4 foot long pieces and set to the curb no earlier than 1-2 days before Monday.

The City will collect brush on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month during the spring, summer, and fall. If a contractor maintains your yard or does tree trimming/removal, the contractor is responsible for all clean-up and removal of yard waste.