Dear Crabby, Why Did My Trash Pick-Up Fees Increase So Much?

Dear Crabby, Why Did My Trash Pick-Up Fees Increase So Much in Rochester Hills? Sincerely, Carrie McCann   Dear Carrie, Well, well, well ... are you really surprised the cost of trash removal went up? All prices go up. But to better answer your question, I dug up the dirt on the new Green for Life deal. You may remember that our previous solid waste removal company sold the contract to GFL Environmental (Green for Life) in 2017. They took over the remainder of the contract. So, this … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Signs with New Garbage Hauler

Republic Services Sells Regional Assets to Green For Life (GFL) The Rochester Hills City Council unanimously voted to assign the City’s single waste trash hauler contract from Republic Waste to GFL Environmental, USA Inc. (GFL). The assignment was due to Republic’s selling of its regional assets to GFL in Southeast Michigan. Over the past two months, the City Council and the administration have done an extensive amount of due diligence to ensure this transaction was as smooth and simple as … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why is Rochester Hills Changing Our Trash Pick Up Service?

Dear Crabby, I Like My Garbage and Recycling Company, Why is Rochester Hills Changing Our Trash Pick Up Service? Sincerely, Stinky McCann Dear Stinky, If you like your garbage man, you can keep your garbage man ... but you can't. As it was in 2009 when Mayor Bryan Barnett and city council decided we'd all be better off with a single hauler system. Instead of five different companies with three trucks each - trash, recycling, and yard waste - totaling 15 trucks per week in most … [Read more...]