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 business that operates recycling sorting facilities across the country. They are not affiliated with Recycle Ann Arbor in any way. They do not pick up any recyclables in the Ann Arbor area, they merely sort those recyclables.  A recent article on MLive

Recycle Ann Arbor has had the same look, logo, and name for over 30 years. As we grow, we continue to update and improve our programs. We decided  it was also time to update our look and logo.  Earlier this year we introduced an updated version of ourselves: new colors, logos, primary messages, and perhaps most exciting is a ... read more

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 Recycle Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner, and... read more

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 often:“Can I recycle my pizza boxes?” The answer is that the Ann Arbor community does accept pizza boxes... read more

On June 13th, the Drop-Off Station expanded its operation days to also include Mondays, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. This additional operation day will go through Monday, August 29th to better accommodate our customers this summer. The Drop-Off Station is also still open Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 6 pm.  The... read more

Due to its success and overwhelming positive community feedback, the city of Ann Arbor parks recycling program has returned with 23 park locations. Parks were chosen based on the frequency of park users and events, with special consideration for areas with team sports fields, such as baseball and soccer. The program has been in place since 2014 and each year... read more