Car batteries are accepted at the Drop-Off Station and Washtenaw County's Home Toxics disposal site.
Car batteries do not fit the Ann Arbor curbside recycling guidelines and should not be placed in curbside bins.
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When first arriving on-site, stop at the gatehouse to have your materials assessed and pay the appropriate fee (if applicable).
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The gatehouse staff will give you direction as to where your items should be placed.
Often you are required to visit several different areas and receptacles.
Unloading and loading assistance is often available. For a complete list of what is accepted, visit the Drop-Off About page.
2950 East Ellsworth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
What's Accepted Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 am to 6:30 pm*
Saturday 9 am to 6 pm*
CLOSED MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS, & SUNDAYS
Credit Cards ONLY. No cash/check.
*SEASONAL NOTICE - during the winter season, the following items cannot be accepted after 5 pm due to lighting and safety concerns: scrap metal, general waste, bulky waste, furniture, yard waste, or concrete.
Recycle Ann Arbor only accepts a very limited number of toxic materials. Washtenaw County’s Home Toxics Reduction Program provides the county residents with a disposal option for the rest of these products.
Saturday Drop-Off service
Dates: April through November - Open the first 3 Saturdays of each month.
Hours: 9 am to 12 pm
For information about this program, visit the
for information about location, hours, and materials accepted, or call Washtenaw County Home Toxics Reduction Program (734) 222-3950. Weekday drop-off available by appointment.