2018 Recycling Impact Report

Recycling Impact Report

In 2018 through services provided by Recycle Ann Arbor*, our community diverted 14,466 tons of materials from ending up in a landfill by recycling, reuse and compost.

Thank you for recycling

*This figure only includes materials collected by Recycle Ann Arbor. It does not include the materials collected by contractors servicing recycling dumpsters or compost collected curbside by the City.

Diverted from Landfill in 2018
Through curbside recycling
10,469
Tons
1,543
Tons
Through drop-off station recycling
Through construction & debris recycling
2,144
Tons
310
Tons
Through reuse

GHG Emissions Conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

*calculation does not account for all materials collected or reused materials

26,532 MT CO2

 
Equal To
 
Conserving the annual GHG emissions from

5,512 cars

OR
2.95
million
gallons of gasoline

Energy use conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

* calculation does not account for all materials collected or reused materials

Measured in millions of BTUs

Number of households annual energy consumption

1,555

30,782

barrels of oil

 

For more information about how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle to lower GHG emissions.

recycleannarbor.org