Rives Township Compacting/Recycling Center

Recycling is FREE for residents!

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

Hours:  Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm


Recyclable materials no longer need to be sorted.

Paper, plastic, cans and glass can be kept together.

Cardboard must be placed in a separate container.

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.

Price Menu:

  • Tall Kitchen & Smaller $1.00,  30 Gallon Bags $2.00,  Lawn/Industrial Bags $4.00
  • Small Trash Cans $4.00,  Medium Trash Cans $6.00,  Large Trash Cans $8.00
  • Burning barrels: $5.00
  • Furniture: Couches/Sofas $12.00,  Love Seats/Recliners $10.00,  Chairs $8.00
  • Appliances (microwave, toaster, TV, radio, coffee pot): $5.00
  • Toilets: $4.00
  • Hot Tubs, Pools: $25.00
  • Mattresses:  Single $6.00, Double $8.oo, Queen $10.00, King $20.00
  • Trailers:  Single Axle $30.00, Double Axle $60.00, Triple Axle $80.00
  • Tires:  Car/truck $5.00, Semi: $15.00, Tractor: $30.00
  • Trucks:   Midsize $15.00, Full Size $25.00, Dump Truck/Trailer $140.00

**Free recycling for newspaper/magazines, cardboard, glass and plastics #’s 1- 7
Look for the number inside the recycling triangle, located on the bottom or side of the plastic container or bag