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3238 Bacon
Berkley, MI 48072

248.658.3490 phone

248.658.3491 fax

Office Hours
M-F 7AM - 3:30PM
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Trash Collection

The City of Berkley is one of 12 SOCRRA communities that include Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, and Troy.

SOCRRA, a municipal corporation, was founded in the early '50s and serves a total population of approximately 283,000. This arrangement allows the member cities to receive trash-hauling services in a cost-effective manner. Tringali Sanitation is one of the contractors that provide trash hauling and recycling pick-up services for SOCRRA, including the City of Berkley.

Trash Pickup Schedule & Boundaries
The trash pickup schedule/boundaries for the City of Berkley are as follows:

  • Tuesday - 11 Mile to 12 Mile, between Coolidge & Woodward
  • Friday - 11 Mile to Webster, between Greenfield & Coolidge
Click here to view the trash pickup map

Holiday Pickup Schedule
When a holiday falls on a weekday, the trash collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. For example, if a holiday falls on a Tuesday, trash will be collected on Wednesday. However, the trash pickup schedule is NOT IMPACTED when a holiday occurs on a weekend. 

Affected holidays include:

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Independence Day 

Need a Trash Bin?
96-gallon trash toters can be purchased from DPW for $80 each. These are wheeled cans with attached lids that are dumped mechanically by the City trash hauler.
Please contact us at 248-658-3490 for more details.

Trash & Recycling Reminders to Protect Sanitation Workers
Sanitation workers throughout Southeast Michigan continue to provide waste and recycling services. Keep them safe by following these tips:

  • Bag and securely tie all trash, including latex gloves and sanitizing wipes (never flush them!).
  • Empty all food and liquids from containers before recycling.
  • Keep recyclables loose when placing them in carts or bins.
  • Disinfect handles and lids on recycling and trash containers before and after collection.
Thank you for your help in supporting and protecting residents and public servants.


Please explore the FAQs below for more information on trash collection in Berkley

General Information on Trash Collection

Appliances & Furniture


Items that are NOT permitted for pickup in Berkley


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