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. 

Keep that old furniture out of the landfill AND the curbside bin.  There are plenty of reasons why you might need to dispose of or replace furniture: moving out of Ann Arbor, upgrading your existing furniture choices, or replacing broken pieces that just can’t be repaired. In the City of Ann Arbor, furniture cannot be placed on the curbside or in apartment dumpster areas for “bulky waste” collection. Doing so could result in fines by the Community Standards Department. Luckily in Ann Arbor, there are plenty of options for local disposal

  Family owned and operated Nie Funeral Homes has taken their commitment to caring for the community to a new level by considering the environmental impact of their day-to-day operations. After taking an environmental science class at Washtenaw Community College last semester, Jake Nie, son of owner Dutch Nie, developed a newfound ambition to make environmentally sustainable choices in not... read more

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... read more

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During the holiday season you may have replaced some of your outdated appliances or broken electronics, but where do they go now?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