It is the responsibility of residents to individually contract for service at their address. Residents in subdivisions should check with their homeowners association regarding waste haulers, as they may have additional regulations or include service with the homeowner's association fees.In Oakland Township, Waste Haulers must have a license to serve residents of the township, per Ordinance No. 55. The following companies are currently licensed to provide services to residents in Oakland Township:

Addison Disposal: 248-628-1180
Trash Hauling only, no recycling

Advanced Disposal: 1-888-443-1717
Trash Hauling, recycling and yard waste collection available

Green For Life (GFL): 1-844-464-3587
Trash Hauling, recycling and yard waste collection available

Waste Management:1-800-796-9696
Trash Hauling, recycling and yard waste collection available. No charge for green bin. No plastic grocery bags or Styrofoam.

Recycling

Township residents are encouraged to utilize their waste hauler for curbside recycling, or as an alternative can drop off their recycling at the Eagle Valley Landfill located on Silver Bell Road west of Lapeer Road, Mon - Fri 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM and Sat. 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (times subject to change). There is no charge to residents for this service, however you must present a township issued postcard for admittance. Cards have been mailed for use through December 2015. Replacement postcards are available at Township Hall.  This is for Oakland Township residents ONLY. ID's may be checked. This is only for residential recycling, not business. See materials accepted below.

Click here to view a video about Single Stream Recycling 

Accepted Recycled Materials

Items currently accepted at Eagle Valley Recycling:

  • #1 through #7 PLASTIC, including plastic bags 
  • NEWSPAPERS, PAPERBOARD, MAGAZINES, JUNK MAIL, PHONE BOOKS, AND OFFICE PAPER
  • CLEAR GLASS (empty and clean)
  • STEEL, TIN, and ALUMINUM CANS (empty and clean)
  • CARDBOARD (please flatten and cut into pieces)

Household Hazardous Waste

Since 2007, the Charter Township of Oakland has been participating in Oakland County’s NOHAZ program.  Township participation allows residents to dispose of household hazardous waste at one or more of each year’s NOHAZ events. 

2018 NOHAZ DATES COMING SOON

2017 NOHAZ Dates:

Saturday, April 15

8 AM – 2 PM
Oxford Middle School
1420 Lakeville Road, Oxford
From M-24/Lapeer Road, travel east on Burdick Street
 
Saturday, June 24
8 AM – 2 PM
Oakland University – Rochester
Parking Lot 35 and 37
Enter campus on Pioneer Drive from Squirrel Road, south of University Drive

Saturday, July 22
8 AM – 2 PM
North Sashabaw Elementary School
5290 Maybee Road, Clarkston

Saturday, September 16
8 AM – 2 PM
Oakland Community College Highland Lakes Campus
7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford
Enter campus from Hospital Road
 
Saturday, October 28
8 AM – 2 PM
Wildwood Amphitheater
2700 Joslyn Ct, Orion Township
Enter from Joslyn Road only
*New site configuration*

Board of Trustee members work at the NOHAZ events and are joined by resident volunteers.

In 2014, 3,492 residents of participating communities safely disposed of 446,541 pounds of hazardous material, that may have otherwise founds its way into local landfills.

Residents of the Charter Township of Oakland pay $10.00 per car, per visit to dispose of their toxic waste.

For more information, including a list of acceptable materials, please visit www.nohaz.com or call 248-858-5656.