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Other Communities are Giving up on Glass Recycling: Here’s Why We’re Not

By Elizabeth Harlow   When China announced in 2018 that it would drastically restrict its importation of foreign materials, the international recycling industry was thrown for a loop. The upended market prompted the suspension and reduction of municipal recycling services across the United States and generated a lot of hand-wringing about whether recycling was still worthwhile. Recycle Ann Arbor’s answer is an emphatic yes, if you…

Revitalizing Ann Arbor's Recycling Program

Revitalizing Ann Arbor's Recycling Program

Almost 50 years since the birth of the modern environmental movement, and the inception of Ann Arbor's first recycling program in the early 1970s, our movement, and our recycling program are ready for a rebirth. In the… read more

How to Host a Low Waste Summer Party

How to Host a Low Waste Summer Party

Plan ahead to host a zero waste party by: Reducing waste and the use of disposables.  Choosing reusable options as much as possible. Only using disposables that are locally recyclable and compostable. … 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 Holiday Hours

Recycle Ann Arbor Holiday Hours

Recycle Ann Arbor Recovery Yard and Drop Off Station will be closed on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th.   All divisions closed Christmas, Dec. 25th. Friday Curbside Recycling collection will be delayed one day and collected… read more

The Recycle Ann Arbor Reuse Center has closed.

The Recycle Ann Arbor Reuse Center has closed.

The Recycle Ann Arbor Reuse Center has closed. Please stayed tuned for Recycle Ann Arbor's future reuse plans.  September 2nd, 2020  read more