2021 Recycling Impact Report

Recycling Impact Report

In 2021 through services provided by Recycle Ann Arbor*, our community diverted 15,699 tons of materials from ending up in a landfill by recycling and composting.

Thank you for recycling

*This figure only includes materials collected & processed by Recycle Ann Arbor. It does not include the compost collected curbside by the City.

DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL IN 2021
Through curbside recycling
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12981.64
Tons
1032
Tons
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Through drop-off station recycling
Through construction & debris recycling
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1685
Tons

Tons
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additional materials processed at MRF

GHG Emissions Conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

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

32,757 MT CO2

 
Equal to
 
Conserving the annual GHG emissions from

6,955 cars

OR
3.69
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

2,581

40,700

barrels of oil

 

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

recycleannarbor.org