Trash, Recycling & Compost


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​​​​The City of Ann Arbor is leading the nation in reducing waste by utilizing an extensive recycling and compost program. ​

Holiday collection schedule​

On specific holidays there is no trash​, recycling, or compost collection. Curbside service will be conducted one day later, with the normal Friday collection days picked up on Saturday during these holiday weeks. ​

  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 (Christmas Day)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (New Year's Day)

Solid waste plan​

City Council approved the WASTE LESS Solid Waste Resource Plan on Oct. 7, 2013, which was developed by City of Ann Arbor staff and community advisors. The 12-member committee included volunteer representatives from Ann Arbor residential neighborhoods, businesses, and other key stakeholders.  ​

Solid waste regulations

The regulations that govern solid waste disposal and curbside collection can be found under City Code Chapter 26 of the City of Ann Arbor. These regulations can be found through a search on Legistar or in this PDF. ​


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301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI​ 48104 
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