ATTN: Summer Mondays are back at our Drop-Off Station (DOS), 6/18-8/27. In addition to Tues, Thurs, and Sat, the DOS will be open on Mondays (8:30am-1:30pm) for this limited time. 

From April 14th through November 10th 2018, 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 November from 9 am to 12 pm, you can bring important documents and have them disposed of securely. In 2017, we were able to divert over 48,000 lbs of paper from the landfill. The live shredding service is offered at the Recovery Yard through our partners, Allshred Services. Allshred Services prides itself on taking numerous security

Spring cleaning is almost here, which often means cleaning out your closet and discarding older items of clothing. Additionally, tired textiles you might want to purge include things like towels, bedding, and curtains. There’s no reason these items have to go into the landfill, but they also should not go into the curbside recycling bin. Here in Ann Arbor, there... read more

Angela Porta was recently hired as the Zero Waste Program Assistant. She previously worked at Recycle Ann Arbor in 2016 as an intern assisting with research and events for the Zero Waste Washtenaw program. Between roles at RAA, Angela was a Solid Waste Intern at Washtenaw County’s Solid Waste Division, where she was able to continue her work with the... read more

During the holiday season you may have replaced some of your outdated appliances or broken electronics, but where do they go now? Rather than pile them in your basement, there are local outlets for proper disposal. It’s important to remember that electronic waste and appliances should not be landfilled or recycled in the curbside cart system; they need... read more

Recycle Ann Arbor’s Zero Waste Special Event program has grown significantly since 2012 and the interest in the community has also grown. In 2015, we further expanded our reach by partnering with the Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner (Solid Waste Department) to develop Zero Waste Washtenaw. In 2017, we were able to host 26 Zero Waste... read more

Winter is coming... and we know that while you may be planning to spend some extra time indoors, you will still need to venture to the curb to set out your solid waste carts. Here are some tips to ensure that your recycling still gets picked up during inclement weather. These tips apply to residential and commercial solid waste areas.  1. All carts... read more