Recycling, Home Toxics & Solid Waste
Topics of Interest
- Upcoming Clean Up Days: We will host two environmental clean-up days this fall. On Saturday, September 19, 2015, we will be at Saline DPW at 1234 Tefft Court, Saline from 9am-2pm. On saturday, October 17, 2015, we will be at EMU's Rynearson Stadium at 799 N. Hewitt, Ypsilanti from 9am-2pm.
- Clean Sweep Program: Provides FREE pesticide disposal for businesses and residents. Follow the link to learn about the program, what is accepted, and how to make an appointment.
- Issues of the Environment Radio Show: Airs every Wednesday morning from 8:20-8:30am on WEMU's 89.1 FM. Tune in each week to hear about environmental issues, programs and news impacting our community!
www.RecycleMyPlastic.com: Visit this website to learn more about plastic recycling options in Washtenaw County, and to get answers to any other plastic recycling questions you may have!
Waste Knot Program: A collection of businesses, schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations committed to reducing waste and protecting our environment!
READ: Staying in the Loop, INTERACTIVE Newsletter - Spring 2014 Edition
Michigan Green Schools Project: Is your school a "green" school? For more information on this great project or to get an application, contact Jeff Krcmarik from the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Division.
Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority: WWRA is a non-profit program that is subsidized by a group of six local communities that work cooperatively to implement residential recycling programs in the Townships of Dexter, Lyndon, Bridgewater, Manchester, Lima and the City of Chelsea. The townships are served by convenient drop-off centers, while the City of Chelsea has weekly Curbside Recycling pick up.
- 3R Business Directory: A compilation of local organizations that make use of sustainable practices and are recognized members of the Waste Knot Program.