Recycling Questions?

FAQ

Frequently Asked Recycling Questions

Below are answers to some of the most common questions we receive. Don’t see the answer to your question? Please feel free to contact us at 248-591-6580 and a recycling expert will be happy to assist you.

Do you provide secure document shredding?

Yes, we do offer secure document shredding. Available to the public as well.

Do you shred onsite?

We do not shred on site but we use secure bins and secure transport, which in the end is more cost efficient for the customer.

How do we get one of the Paper Retriever cans?

Please inquire through the website and we’ll send you information. It’s a free program that can help fundraise money for schools, churches, etc.

Do you take flammable, hazardous and bio-hazard materials?

We do not accept flammable, hazardous and bio-hazard materials, but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Do you recycle glass?

We do not accept glass but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Can I watch my documents be destroyed if I bring them to you?

If you make an appointment, we can typically arrange a time when you could witness your document being destroyed.

What happens to the material after it comes to you?

The materials are destroyed and typically shipped directly into a mill that will use the material to produce their product.

Do you recycle light bulbs?

We do not accept light bulbs but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Do you recycle batteries?

We take batteries that are larger than your typical household batteries. Car batteries are an example of batteries we would accept.

Can I have an open top dumpster for paper delivered to my office or home?

Yes, if you’re looking to purge a lot of files and/or papers, we’ll bring a dumpster to you.

Do you provide secure document shredding?

Yes, we do offer secure document shredding. Available to the public as well.

Do you shred onsite?

We do not shred on site but we use secure bins and secure transport, which in the end is more cost efficient for the customer.

How do we get one of the Paper Retriever cans?

Please inquire through the website and we’ll send you information. It’s a free program that can help fundraise money for schools, churches, etc.

Do you take flammable, hazardous and bio-hazard materials?

We do not accept flammable, hazardous and bio-hazard materials, but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Do you recycle glass?

We do not accept glass but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Can I watch my documents be destroyed if I bring them to you?

If you make an appointment, we can typically arrange a time when you could witness your document being destroyed.

What happens to the material after it comes to you?

The materials are destroyed and typically shipped directly into a mill that will use the material to produce their product.

Do you recycle light bulbs?

We do not accept light bulbs but as we are recycling experts, we’ll help take care of any material you may need.

Do you recycle batteries?

We take batteries that are larger than your typical household batteries. Car batteries are an example of batteries we would accept.

Can I have an open top dumpster for paper delivered to my office or home?

Yes, if you’re looking to purge a lot of files and/or papers, we’ll bring a dumpster to you.

Reputation for Excellent Service

For more than 80 years, Royal Oak Recycling has partnered with businesses, manufacturers, and communities to develop dependable end-to-end recycling solutions that maximize revenue and minimize hassle and cost. No matter your material, volume or situation we will are able to design and implement a full-service recycling program with consistent, dependable removal, attentive service, detailed reporting and timely payment.

In fact, we’ve received many awards for our commitment to service including Kimberly-Clark Supplier of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2013; Kimberly-Clark Director’s Circle of Excellence Award 2014;  Michigan State University Sustainability Award for Dedication and Commitment to the Environment 2014. Contact Royal Oak Recycling today to discuss how you can get the most out of your waste stream: 248-591-6580

  • Integrated Recycling Solutions
  • Reliable, Transparent Service
  • Timely Payment & Detailed Reporting
  • Landfill-Free, Zero Waste Solutions
  • Kimberly-Clark Supplier of the Year
  • Best Value Recycling Brokerage