Redford Township discontinued its for a fee branch chipping service effective May 1, 2010, due to budget constraints and staffing cuts. As an alternative, we suggest that residents who have a large amount of branches that need chipping contact a local tree service company who can provide them with this service. Also, the local Redford Chamber of Commerce (313) 535-0960 may be able to recommend members that provide this service.
Another alternative (if you only have a small amount of branches, twigs or shrubs and they are less than 1.5" in diameter) is to cut them into lengths of 4 feet or less and tie them into "small" bundles or place them into marked yard waste receptacles. Bundles of branches are limited to no more than four (4) a week if you leave them for pickup by Republic Waste, the Township’s private waste hauler, on the day of your regular trash pickup. Landscape and tree service contractors are responsible for the removal of all tree materials remaining as a result of their work.