Welcome to a2gov.org/recycle
October 7, 2013, the Ann Arbor City Council approved the WASTE LESS: Solid Waste Resource Plan
Many types of materials may be placed in your curbside recycling cart. All items must be empty and clean.
What to recycle!
Recycling video (5 min, link)
Welcome students and new residents! Here's a quick overview.
All carts must be at the curb before 7 a.m. on your collection day. Allow 3-feet between each cart.
Curbside pickup days for trash, recycling, and seasonal compost collection
Holiday collection schedule, solid waste
Off-campus guide to residential collections
The City provides once a week curbside refuse collection to all single-family and duplex residential locations in Ann Arbor.
Trash preparation requirements
Bulky items disposal options
Options for home toxics
City of Ann Arbor's seasonal compost collection program runs first week or April through mid-December. Drop-off and buy compost and mulch. Compost at-home and more!
Seasonal compost collection guidelines
Businesses can use a city-provided recycling cart or dumpster for pickups at no additional charge!
Commercial trash collection franchise
Commercial recycling services brochure Dec. 2012 (pdf)
Commercial trash collection franchise and special event rates
Commercial solid waste news & updates
Free recycling site visit to set-up or update your recycling service from Recycle Ann Arbor or 662-6288
The City of Ann Arbor provides once a week seasonal compostables collection during the spring, summer and fall. Seasonal service ends on December 6, 2013 and will resume again on March 31, 2014 for single-family, duplex and eligible multi-family residential locations.
Ann Arbor residents helped produced 12,268 tons of recyclable materials in 2012. ReCommunity, Ann Arbor’s recycling partner, is sharing a report featuring the overall impact of these extraordinary local recycling efforts. Ann Arbor residents can view a copy of the report online for fun comparisons equating the amount of recycled material to the amount of trees and oil saved, jobs created and more.
Thirty-minute cable program on new directions to consider for local solid waste resource management options, with host Barbara Lucas, Environmental Commissioner David Stead, and city solid waste manager Tom McMurtrie. The video link is posted here.
The "Organize and Recycle" video series goes to the garage for local tips on managing tools, recyclables, and home toxics. See the garage episode 2 here. Catch the first 10-minute video on organizing the kitchen and recycling food packaging episode here. More episodes in new locations will be created in cooperation with CTN.
Sign up to receive Recycling e-mail updates
WasteWatcher Fall/Winter 2013newsletter (16-page pdf)
To recieve WasteWatcherelectronically, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop-Off Station handles many recyclables, refuse, compost, C&D, Bulky waste & sells compost and mulch
MRF Tours and monthly open houses of the recycling plant
City of Ann Arbor Customer service & payment centerLarcom City Hall, 1st Floor301 E. Huron StAnn Arbor, MI 48104734.99.GREEN734.994.733624/7 Customer Response System online link e-mail: email@example.com