Rives Township
Collection Site

Collection Site

Compacting/Recycling Center

Location:  10123 State Road, Rives Junction, MI (near the 127/Berry Rd exit)

  • NORMAL HOURS • Saturdays – 8am-1pm
  • SUMMER HOURS • Wednesdays – 4:30pm-6pm


  • Paper, plastic, cans and glass can be kept together
  • Foam products are accepted in a separate container
  • Metal and large appliances accepted

What CAN be put in the Compactor?

  • Household garbage
  • Futon covers/twin mattresses (with springs removed)
  • Insulation
  • Flimsy wood doors
  • Small pieces of drywall
  • Small metal pieces/electronics

What CAN’T be put in the Compactor?

  • Paint
  • King, queen or double mattresses
  • Long pieces of wood
  • Metal screen doors
  • Sofas, love seats and chairs
  • Liquids
  • Burning barrels
  • Cement Blocks
  • Animal Carcasses

Construction materials will not be accepted.  No Environmentally hazardous materials can be accepted.   No items will be accepted from a commercial enterprise – site is only for residential participants.

Tompkins Residents charge: $1.00

Township Board Meeting

September 12 @ 6:00 pm

Planning Commission Meeting

September 23 @ 6:30 pm

Township Board Meeting

October 10 @ 6:00 pm