Riverview residents can participate in recycling various materials and composting yard clippings at no charge by delivering the materials to two convenient collection centers located at City hall and at the Riverview Land Preserve. The collection centers, hours of business and accepted material types are outlined below.
Riverview City Hall Collection Center
Location: 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, MI 48193.
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.
Cost: Free of Charge
- Household Batteries – deliver to container located at City Clerk's Office. For batteries 1.5 Volt or higher, please tape both positive and negative battery leads. Household Battery Recycling
- Ink Jet Printer Cartridges, Toner – deliver to container located at Mail Room next to City Clerk's Office.
Riverview Land Preserve Collection Center
Location: 20863 Grange Road, Riverview, MI – enter from King Road.
Cost: Free of Charge
|Hours of Operation (effective May 24, 2017)|
|Day of Week||Open||Close|
|Tuesday||7:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:00 AM||8:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|Friday||7:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:00 AM||11:00 AM|
Closed on all major Holidays.
Riverview residents who will be using the Land Preserve drop-off recycling center must obtain a recycling pass from the scale attendent at the Ticket Office or Administration staff. Passes become available in January of every year and are free of charge. Residents must present proof of Riverview residency at the time the recycling pass is requested. Evidence of residency includes valid driver's license, voter registration, or homestead tax return for the most recent year.
Batteries Hearing aid, rechargeable, alkaline, auto, truck, and motorcycle batteries accepted. For batteries 1.5 Volts or higher, please tape both positive and negative battery leads.
Cardboard Cardboard or boxboard only. Please flatten all boxes. Waxed juice, milk, or frozen food containers are not accepted.
Glass Seperate containers provided for clear glass and colored glass. Please sort accordingly.
Metal All types of clean metal accepted.
Paper Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, shredded paper, and books.
Plastic All containers numbered 1 through 7 are accepted. Containers from automotive oils or other oily/greasy materials will not be accepted.
Used Oil Motor oil, transmission oil, hydraulic oil. Oil can NOT have gasoline, antifreeze, diesel fuel, or any other materials mixed in with the oil.
Yard Waste Grass Clippings and Leaves. Must be in paper bags or loose
Tree Debris Brush or limbs that are 4 ft or less in length and 2 inches or less in diameter qualify as residential reycling, however these items must be taken to a different area of the landfill. You will be directed by the scale attendent on where to recycle these items. Logs, and stumps are not accepted as residential recycling unless approved by landfill management prior to the arrival of the material on site.
Curbside Yard Waste Collection Provided by the Department of Public Works
If you are interested in curbside yard waste collection, please call the City of Riverview Department of Public Works at 734-281-4270.
Curbside yard waste pickup runs from April 1st through November 30th of every year.
After December 1st, yard waste must be dropped off at the Riverview Land Preserve. Yard waste drop off at the Land Preserve is available year round.
Where do the materials go and how are they used?
Yard clippings are delivered to a compost facility where they are converted to a soil-like material that is used in gardening and landscaping.
Scrap materials are transported to a recycling center for further processing by material type and weight.
The separated materials can be used in place of raw materials in the production process of many types of goods and materials sold to businesses and consumers. Batteries are processed to recover reusable metals.