“Who Does What” in the Local Solid Waste Universe

Some recent news coverage on contractual and operational issues at the city of Ann Arbor owned materials recovery facility (MRF) created quite a bit of confusion among elected leaders, local media and citizens about who exactly is providing what solid waste services in Ann Arbor.  We understand the... read more

Zero Waste Detroit

Zero Waste Detroit (ZWD) is a collaborative of over twenty community, environmental and environmental justice organizations in the City of Detroit that has been in existence since 2007.  ZWD's goal is to move the City of Detroit to a solid waste management system that captures the value of the wast... read more

To recycle or not Recycle Pizza Boxes?

To recycle or not recycle pizza boxes? Many communities, including Ann Arbor, hear this question often. The answer is that the Ann Arbor community does accept pizza boxes in the curbside recycling cart - as long as a few simple steps are followed to reduce possible contamination. To better spread t... read more