Rives Junction
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Rives Township Compacting/Recycling Center

 Location:  10123 State Rd., Rives Junction, MI (near the 127/Berry Rd exit)

Hours:  Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm

April 1 – October 30

Wednesday 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

$1.00 Surcharge for Tompkins Residents


  • Recyclable materials must be in a clear bag.
  • Paper, plastic, cans and glass can be kept together.
  • Cardboard must be placed in a clear bag.
  • Foam products are accepted in a separate container.
  • Auto batteries, metal and large appliances accepted.

What CAN be put in the Compactor?

  • Household garbage
  • Futon covers/twin mattresses (preferably with springs removed)
  • Insulation
  • Flimsy wood doors
  • Small pieces of drywall
  • Small metal pieces/electronics.

What CAN’T be put in the Compactor?

  • Paint
  • King, queen or double mattresses
  • Long pieces of wood
  • Metal screen doors
  • Sofas, love seats and chairs
  • Liquids
  • Burning barrels
  • Cement Blocks
  • Animal Carcasses

Construction materials will not be accepted.  No Environmentally hazardous materials can be accepted.   No items will be accepted from a commercial enterprise – site is only for residential participants.

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