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How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 3: Daily Zero Waste Tips

There are several things you can do on an average day throughout the summer to reduce waste! Always have the fab five reusables with you when you’re out and about. Hang dry clothing, towels, and sheets outside. Get ice cream on a cone instead of in a disposable bowl with a plastic spoon. Make your own popsicles with reusable sticks or wooden sticks. Stock up on local, seasonal produce. Preserve what you…

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 2: Summer Party Tips

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 2: Summer Party Tips

If you’re going to someone else’s gathering, bring your own reusable cutlery, cup, plate, and napkin. That will help you avoid any single-use disposable items that are being used. You may even spark a conversation or two… read more

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 1: Travel Tips

How to Have a Low Waste Summer; Part 1: Travel Tips

Going for a day trip to your favorite summer hangout? Don’t forget your fab five reusables: Bag Bottle Cutlery Napkin Food container TIP: Bring a mason jar as your food container so you can use it for food OR… read more

Spring Cleaning - The right way to get rid of your things and green cleaning

Spring Cleaning - The right way to get rid of your things and green cleaning

Spring seems to be a time of reawakening not only with the emerging critters and plants but also in our own lives. There is a sense of refreshment leading people to become more active both outdoors and indoors. You know… read more

Recycle Ann Arbor’s Mission-Based Recycling Weathers the National Storm

Recycle Ann Arbor’s Mission-Based Recycling Weathers the National Storm

News coverage abounds surrounding China’s recent restrictions on the imports of recyclables painting images of a doomed recycling industry. While the current national situation is troubling, we want to make sure our… read more

What is Zero Waste?

“Zero Waste” is becoming a more popular term - but what does it mean? We want to be clear about how we view zero waste and how it can benefit our community and the planet.   read more