UPDATE: Recycle Ann Arbor Reuse Center, Drop-Off Station, Recovery Yard and Main Office are CLOSED. Please call 662-6288 or email info@recycleannarbor.org with questions. Curbside Recycling Collection will continue on your scheduled day. Read our complete Covid-19 Response under our latest news.

Recovery Yard
Recovery Yard



As of 4 pm on March 26th, the Recovery Yard is now closed until further notice. 


Recycle Ann Arbor's Recovery Yard is Michigan's only non-profit construction and demolition recycler, providing prompt and reliable service to southeast Michigan. Our professional and experienced staff will work with you to meet your C&D recycling needs, whether the project is large or small. Whether you are clearing out a basement, remodeling, moving, or your project involves demolition, concrete work, or new home construction, we’ll make sure your debris is handled in an environmentally-responsible manner. We can even help you achieve LEED certification. Our goal is to recycle the maximum amount of material from each construction site.

Our estimates are always free, and we offer next-day scheduling on most services. Count on the Recovery Yard’s timely service to help keep your project on track. Download our current price list.

Roll-off container (dumpster) services

  • 10-40 cubic yard roll-off containers for construction and demolition debris and recyclable materials
  • Construction sites, home remodeling and clean-outs, industrial use
  • Materials accepted include all construction and demolition debris, wood, metal, cardboard, and concrete
  • We do not accept asphalt
  • Complete roll-off container delivery and removal services
  • We do not accept asbestos containing material of any kind

Construction and demolition (C&D) debris recycling

  • Maximum recovery and recycling of C&D debris
  • Clean wood: non-treated, no paint/stain, no particle board/plywood (all other wood accepted for disposal)
  • Metal, cardboard, concrete
  • We do not accept asbestos containing material of any kind
  • We do not accept asphalt

Drop-off disposal services

  • 10,000 s.f. processing facility located on the premises
  • Open to all commercial haulers and to the public
  • Accepting all construction and demolition debris
  • Ideal for residential remodeling jobs or small contractor services
  • No municipal waste accepted

Drop-off recycling

  • Open six days per week for drop-off recycling
  • As of 3/1/15, there is now a $3.00 recycling fee for some items and a $12 recycling fee for large vehicles. Recycling fees apply to cardboard, single-stream, styrofoam, oil and antifreeze and are paid per visit. 
  • Recycle concrete, freon appliances, tires, propane tanks for a fee

Document Shredding

  • 2020 Dates announced soon. Service available April through October.

    Recovery Yard on 7891 Jackson Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

    Drop-Off Station on 2950 E. Ellsworth Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48108

  • Documents shredded live on the spot
  • $8.00 per banker box
  • $6.00 per grocery bag
  • Certificate of destruction available
  • $10.00 minimum for credit card transactions for this service

Secure hard drive shredding

  • $10 per hard drive
  • $20 to include hard drive removal from computer
  • Certificate of destruction supplied

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification

  • Experienced staff to help contractors meet LEED goals and standards required for project certification
  • Assistance in effectively managing overall construction site waste streams
  • Complete tracking and reports provided to demonstrate that a certain percentage of C&D debris has been recycled

Demolition consultation

  • Let us help you determine the size and type of container that best fits your job
  • Container placement (location) recommendation
  • Identification of non-acceptable waste streams

Stationary compactor services

  • Disposal services for all types of compactors
  • Rent, lease, or purchase facilitation
  • Industrial, retail, or manufacturing use


7891 Jackson Road Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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