2019 Recycling Impact Report

Recycling Impact Report

In 2019 through services provided by Recycle Ann Arbor*, our community diverted 13,878 tons of materials from ending up in a landfill by recycling, reuse and compost.

Thank you for recycling

*This figure only includes materials collected by Recycle Ann Arbor. It does not include the materials collected by contractors servicing recycling dumpsters or compost collected curbside by the City.

DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL IN 2019
Through curbside recycling
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10,108
Tons
1,389
Tons
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Through drop-off station recycling
Through construction & debris recycling
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2,098
Tons
284
Tons
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Through reuse

GHG Emissions Conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

*calculation does not account for all materials collected or reused materials

31,602 MT CO2

 
Equal to
 
Conserving the annual GHG emissions from

6,710 cars

OR
3.56
million
gallons of gasoline

Energy use conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

* calculation does not account for all materials collected or reused materials

Measured in millions of BTUs

Number of households annual energy consumption

2,670

42,104

barrels of oil

 

For more information about how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle to lower GHG emissions.

recycleannarbor.org