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.

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 working with Recycle Ann Arbor and to making sure that we have a recycling program that will make all of Ann Arbor proud!” The Recycle Ann Arbor proposal that garnered full support of the Ann Arbor City Council offers higher recovery rates, better material markets, lower environmental impacts and

Enter by July 7th.  Have you made an incredible family heirloom from wood purchased at the Urbanwood Marketplace? Do you take pride in your cabinet remodeling project and want to show off photos? Did you salvage a log from your yard tree removal and turn it into art? The Urbanwood Woodworker Showcase will be held this summer to show off works like yours... read more

The public comment period for the draft Washtenaw County Solid Waste Plan amendment officially began Friday, April 21, 2017, and will proceed for at least 90 days. The draft Plan is available online at To help facilitate the public comment period, there are two informational meetings and one public hearing scheduled. Any person having an interest in the future... read more

From now through November 2017, Live Document Shredding service will be offered at the Recovery Yard at 7891 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI. On the second Saturday of each month through Nov. 2017 from 9 am to 12 pm, you can bring important documents and have them disposed of securely. In 2016, we were able to divert over 55,000 lbs of... read more

  Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the City of Ann Arbor has changed the location for FREE yard waste entitled to Ann Arbor residents to the City of Ann Arbor Compost Center located at 4150 Platt Road. Residents will no longer be able to drop off yard waste at the Drop-Off Station for free. Ann Arbor residents are entitled to drop... read more

Winter has arrived in its usual Michigan fashion,  with lots of snow and polar vortex temperatures. We know that while you may be planning to spend extra time indoors, you’ll still venture to the curb to set out your curbside recyclables. Here are some tips to ensure that your recycling still gets picked up during inclement weather. ... read more