Review our calendar for Thanksgiving recycling delays and weekend hours. On Black Friday, the ReUse Center will have 50% off sales store-wide!

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

It's Business as Usual at Recycle Ann Arbor

On Thursday, July 7th at the Ann Arbor City Council meeting, the Ann Arbor City Council made a big announcement. Effective almost immediately, they terminated their 26-year long contract with ReCommunity to manage the Ann Arbor Material Recovery facility off Platt Rd. ReCommunity is a for-profit bus... read more

Recycle Ann Arbor Teams Up to Bring Recycling to Ann Arbor Tennis Courts

A new recycling program administered by Recycle Ann Arbor in collaboration with GIVE365, Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation and the Adopt-A-Park Program  launched this week. Tennis players will now be able to recycle their tennis ball, courtside. New green collection bins desi... 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

Recycle Ann Arbor Website Wins Design Award

We are pleased to announce that our new website, recycleannarbor.org has won a web design award for Best Environmental Website.  Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual WebAward Competition is judged by a panel of judges from around the world and includes 96 ind... 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

Recycle Ann Arbor Awarded Contract to Process Ann Arbor’s Recyclables

On June 5th, after an 8-month-long bid process, the Ann Arbor City Council voted 11-0, unanimously approving a 1-to-2-year contract with Recycle Ann Arbor to process the City’s recyclables. After the Council vote, Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor declared, “I look forward to w... read more

Recycling Tip for Better Results: Food Waste and Fall Leaves

The chill of November often brings to mind the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and the end of the growing season in Michigan. In this month, food waste and fall leaves (yard waste) abound! It's important to remember that food waste and yard waste are different waste streams than recycling, and should ... read more