All Divisions of Recycle Ann Arbor will be closed on Monday, May 27th, to observe the Memorial Day holiday. Curbside Recycling Pickup will be delayed by one day and run until Saturday.

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Lumber, untreated, used

Untreated lumber that needs to be disposed of is accepted in Ann Arbor curbside compost carts, the Ann Arbor compost drop-off center, and at the Drop-Off Station and Recovery Yard. In order to dispose of untreated lumber in curbside compost cart, wood must fit in cart with lid closed AND must be less than 6” in diameter and 4’ in length.

Treated lumber is not recyclable.


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Lumber with nails can go to the Drop-Off Station and Recovery Yard, but any lumber that is being composted must be clean of nails. 

Untreated lumber going in compost carts also must have a diameter that is less than six inches.


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Composting is one of the best ways to eliminate waste in your community!

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