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. 

2017 Recycling Impact Report

Recycling Impact Report

In 2017 through services provided by Recycle Ann Arbor*, our community diverted 14169 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 2017
Through curbside recycling
10,533
Tons
1,209
Tons
Through drop-off station recycling
Through construction & debris recycling
2,149
Tons
278
Tons
Through reuse

GHG Emissions Conserved

calculated using the EPA WARM model*

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

29,625 MT CO2

Equal To
Conserving the annual GHG emissions from

6,237 cars

OR
3.33
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

2,035

40,258

barrels of oil

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

recycleannarbor.org