Per City Ordinance ...
Per city ordinance, you should not put out waste or recycling bins earlier than 24 hours prior to the scheduled collection day. It is the responsibility of both the property owner and the property occupant to place refuse at the designated collection site within a refuse bin, sealed container or plastic bag to prevent objectionable odors, or spillage of refuse upon any public or private site.
All receptacles must be removed from such areas no later than 12 hours following the actual collection.
Trash receptacles must be placed within a totally enclosed building or placed upon an area of the rear yard of the occupant's property so as not to create a nuisance to surrounding residents.
For more information: Trash Collection | City of Novi
Shred Personal Documents
Corrigan Storage is located just around the corner from us (see map below). Corrigan Storage is offering to Novi residents the opportunity to recycle for a $5 charge NAID Certified Secured Shredding of up to 300 pounds of paper. The fee for all other forms of paper, over 300 pounds will be $.05 per pound, and hard drive destruction is available for a $5 fee. Corrigan will provide a Certificate of Destruction when requested.
Time: First Saturday of the each month, 9am-12pm
If mailbox repair work is required because it was hit by a car, truck, plow, etc. and you do not know who hit it, it is important that you work with your neighbors to determine the details that can be reported to the police and the board. Photos are strongly suggested if a third party or insurance claim is involved. If you know who hit the mailbox, please contact the party that hit the mailbox and a member of the board.
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Trash News - New Provider July 2021
The city council unanimously approved an 8 year contract with GFL Environmental for refuse collection, recycling and yard waste services effective July 1. The cost of the service will actually drop to $138 per year and over the term of the contract will be capped at $148 per year. The current cost for the service through Waste Management is $173 per year.
No Plastic Bags!
The plastic bags from the grocery store and retailers are NOT recyclable. Plastic bags should be recycled at your grocery store's recycling area.