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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 drink. One of the best ways to reduce waste is by packing enough of your own food and snacks to fulfill your hunger for the whole time you’re gone so you don’t become tempted to stop for to-go food and drink items,…

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

What is Zero Waste?

“Zero Waste” is becoming a more popular term - but what does it mean? We want to be clear about how we view zero waste and how it can benefit our community and the planet.   read more

Winter Holiday ReUse & Recycling Guide 2018

Winter Holiday ReUse & Recycling Guide 2018

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle this Holiday Season  Batteries - Rechargeable: Unusable rechargeable batteries & button batteries can be taken to the Drop-Off Station or to the Recovery Yard.  Bubble Wrap: Save quality… read more

Winter Recycling Service Readiness 2018

Winter Recycling Service Readiness 2018

Winter is on its 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