about rrrasoc

The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC) is an intergovernmental, municipal solid waste authority created in 1989. Our purpose is establishing and operating solid waste management projects that feature intergovernmental cooperation, economies of scale and a combination of environmental responsibility and fiscal soundness.

Our member communities include Farmington, Farmington Hills, Milford, Milford Township, Novi, South Lyon, Southfield, Walled Lake and Wixom.

RRRASOC helps its member communities provide cost-effective, environmentally responsible, and convenient waste and recycling programs, including recycling drop-off centers, household hazardous waste collection events and curbside pick-up collection. RRRASOC maintains a tradition of providing innovative and cost-effective services through cooperation and public/private partnerships, developing award-winning solid waste programs and improving services while controlling costs.


Recycling Data (2018)
Tons Recycled by RRRASOC Communities 18,218
Tons Composted by RRRASOC Communities 19,139
Tons of Clothing Collected for Reuse by RRRASOC Communities 183
Tons of HHW Collected by RRRASOC Communities 227
Tons Landfilled by RRRASOC Communities 59,624
Overall Recycling Rate for RRRASOC Communities (2017) 38.8%
U.S. Average 35%
Michigan Average 15%
Municipal Solid Waste Expenditures per capita
(FY 2018-2019)
RRRASOC Average $51.49
Regional Average $87.83
Regional Median $76.17