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HOLIDAY ZERO WASTE GUIDE

Gift Giving Without the Waste Shop & Buy Local  Support local by shopping a local businesses and holiday craft fairs. Don't forget to bring your own bags when you shop! Homemade Gifts Reuse materials you already have to make a gift. Make something consumable, such as holiday cookies or hot cocoa mix.  Non-material Gifts Consumable gifts: like local teas, coffees, preserves, soaps, and candles. Experiential…

Winter Curbside Recycling Readiness & Holiday Service Delays 2019

Winter Curbside Recycling Readiness & Holiday Service Delays 2019

Winter is on it’s way and we know that while you may be planning to spend some extra time indoors, you will still need to venture to the curb to set out your solid waste carts. Here are some tips to ensure that your… read more

Why a Local MRF Operated by a Community Based Recycler Matters

Why a Local MRF Operated by a Community Based Recycler Matters

In September 2019, Recycle Ann Arbor submitted a proposal to the City of Ann Arbor to rebuild our local Material Recovery Facility (MRF) that has been inoperable since 2016. Since 2017, Recycle Ann Arbor has had a short… read more

Fall Leaves? Leave 'Em

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… read more

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