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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 1970s, amongst rampant corporate polluters, lack of federal government environmental oversight, and gross environmental injustices, organized recycling efforts were a radical idea. Fifty years later, amongst similar pollution,…

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

The Reuse Center Will Not Reopen. Stay Tuned for Recycle Ann Arbor's Future Reuse Plans.

The Reuse Center Will Not Reopen. Stay Tuned for Recycle Ann Arbor's Future Reuse Plans.

September 2nd, 2020  We are heavy-hearted to announce the Reuse Center’s permanent closure (2420 S. Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.) We did not make this decision lightly; the Reuse Center- its mission, staff, and… read more