ATTN: Our Drop-Off Station (DOS) will also be open for the Summer on Mondays, 8:30am-1:30pm. Summer Mondays are temporary and will end on 8/28.

Recycle Ann Arbor’s ReUse Center Turns 20

Celebrating 20 years of keeping reusable goods out of the landfill Recycle Ann Arbor’s ReUse Center first opened in 1996 as a grassroots effort to extend the lifecycle of perfectly good products being thrown away. Since then, the ReUse Center has successfully diverted hundreds of thousands of d... read more

Recycle Ann Arbor Wins Environmental Excellence Award

We were honored to receive the 2016 Waste Reduction and Recycling Award this past April.  Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner Evan Pratt wrote–"In making a commitment to fulfill the requirements of the Waste Knot program, Recycle Ann Arbor has demonstrated a desire to pr... read more

A Delicious Pairing: Cottage Inn Pizza & Recycle Ann Arbor

In fall 2015, we began a partnership with Cottage Inn Pizza to educate the student community about recycling pizza boxes. This campaign was a great way to get the message about “recycling right” delivered into their hands. Many communities, including Ann Arbor, hear this question oft... read more

Zero Waste Washtenaw Program Update

In spring of 2015, Recycle Ann Arbor was awarded a grant for $19,500 by the State of Michigan Departement of Environmental Quality to focus on expanding the Zero Waste Special Events program.  This program is now known as "Zero Waste Washtenaw", which is a partnership between Recy... read more

The ReUse Center Gets Graffitied, in a Good Way with a Good Message

Next time you visit the ReUse Center, check out the new urban art mural to the right of the entrance. Insider tip: It makes a great selfie backdrop. Collaborating with the Neutral Zone, Recycle Ann Arbor recruited local student artists for a recycling-themed mural on the exterior on the ReUse Cen... read more

Winter Holiday Reuse & Recycling Guide 2016

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 bubble wrap to be reused. If the wra... read more