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Fall Leaves? Leave 'Em

As the seasons turn and the leaves begin to change colors, the majority of homeowners prepare for their annual removal of leaves from their yards. But, what if we told you that you could avoid all of that hard work bagging leaves and benefit the environment at the same time? That’s right! Leave the leaves on your property to protect wildlife habitats and provide your lawn and garden beds with natural fertilizer. We’ll share ways you can put…

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 3: Daily Zero Waste Tips

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 3: Daily Zero Waste Tips

There are several things you can do on an average day throughout the summer to reduce waste! Always have the fab five reusables with you when you’re out and about. Hang dry clothing, towels, and sheets outside. … read more

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 2: Summer Party Tips

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 2: Summer Party Tips

If you’re going to someone else’s gathering, bring your own reusable cutlery, cup, plate, and napkin. That will help you avoid any single-use disposable items that are being used. You may even spark a conversation or two… read more

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 1: Travel Tips

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 1: Travel Tips

Going for a day trip to your favorite summer hangout? Don’t forget your fab five reusables: Bag Bottle Cutlery Napkin Food container TIP: Bring a mason jar as your food container so you can use it for food OR… read more

Spring Cleaning - The right way to get rid of your things and green cleaning

Spring Cleaning - The right way to get rid of your things and green cleaning

Spring seems to be a time of reawakening not only with the emerging critters and plants but also in our own lives. There is a sense of refreshment leading people to become more active both outdoors and indoors. You know… read more

Recycle Ann Arbor’s Mission-Based Recycling Weathers the National Storm

Recycle Ann Arbor’s Mission-Based Recycling Weathers the National Storm

News coverage abounds surrounding China’s recent restrictions on the imports of recyclables painting images of a doomed recycling industry. While the current national situation is troubling, we want to make sure our… read more