ATTN: No curbside recycling collection will occur for the Memorial Day holiday (Mon, 5/29) but will instead be delayed one day that week with collections Tues-Sat. All divisions also closed Mon, 5/29.

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 of solid waste and recycling for Washtenaw County is invited to participate in and/or provide comment on the draft plan. Official comments may be submitted to via email to This email

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

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 wrap cannot be reused it should be taken to the Drop-Off Station.  Electronics: Many replaced, working electronics can be donated to the... read more

We are pleased to announce that our new website, 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 industries. The websites were reviewed based on seven different criteria: design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use... read more