Recycle Ann Arbor News

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Drop-Off Station Announces Expanded Summer 2015 Service Day

The Drop-Off Station (DOS) will expand its operation days to also include Mondays, 8:30am-1:30pm. This additional operation day will begin on Monday, June 15th and go through Monday, August 31st to better accommodate our customers this summer.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The City of Ann Arbor Parks Recycling Program to Continue and Expand in 2015

Due to its success and overwhelming positive community feedback, the city of Ann Arbor parks recycling program will expand slightly to include twenty parks for 2015. In 2014, fourteen city parks were chosen to pilot, based on the frequency of park users and events, with special consideration for areas with team sports fields, such as baseball and soccer. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Latex Paint Recycling Program Launches at the Drop-Off Station (DOS)

Starting on Saturday, April 18th, the Drop-Off Station (DOS) located at 2950 E. Ellsworth Road, will accept latex paint for recycling. The cost to recycle latex paint is $2 per gallon can, and $10 per 5 gallon bucket.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Local Profile: "Zero Waste Warriors" -Delux Drapery

Delux Drapery, located at 2215 W. Stadium Blvd in Ann Arbor, is a family-owned business committed to recycling, reuse and community engagement. We were able to chat with them a bit about their efforts to move their company toward “zero waste.” Here is their story:

Monday, April 6, 2015

"Who Does What" in the Local Solid Waste Universe

Some recent news coverage on contractual and operational issues at the city of Ann Arbor owned materials recovery facility (MRF) created quite a bit of confusion among elected leaders, local media and citizens about who exactly is providing what solid waste services in Ann Arbor.  We understand the dynamics and structure can be confusing at times, so here's our attempt at setting the record straight...

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Live Document Shredding Service to Resume at the Recovery Yard Location

The Recovery Yard (formerly known as “Calvert’s Roll-Off Containers”) location at 7891 Jackson Rd. will be once again offer a live secure document shredding service starting for the season on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 (9am-12pm).  In 2014, this service was able to divert 35,559 lbs of paper from the landfill.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Annual Passes On Sale for Drop-Off Station (Dec 9th)

Annual passes for Recycle Ann Arbor’s Drop-Off Station, located at 2950 E. Ellsworth (just west of Platt Rd)go on sale starting Tuesday, December 9th. Although not a new service, Recycle Ann Arbor feels it is important to remind the community of the many options available so they may pick the most cost-effective one for their needs.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Winter Holiday ReUse & Recycling Guide 2014

Reducing your environmental impact, while also saving money this holiday season, takes just a few small habit changes.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Support & Shop Local this Upcoming Holiday Season

Recycle Ann Arbor believes in supporting local businesses throughout the year- and the holidays should be no exception! With such a vibrant community of business owners, Ann Arbor has many options to keep your holiday shopping local.

While many will be shopping “big-box” stores this upcoming Friday, November 28th (“Black Friday”), we encourage you to shop local and second-hand at our ReUse Center. Make it a weekend to celebrate, shop, and support the local businesses in our town.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Celebrate "America Recycles Day" at the ReUse Center this Year

We will be celebrating “America Recycles Day” on Saturday, November 15th (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) at the ReUse Center located at 2420 S. Industrial Hwy. Ann Arbor, 48104.

This year, our focus will be on waste awareness and education to the Ann Arbor community. It’s a day to learn about your options for local recycling, reuse, and general waste reduction in your life- all while exploring what our ReUse Center has to offer.