Recycle Ann Arbor
Sustainable Business Practices
Recycle Ann Arbor 2005 honorable mention recipient for Environmental Excellence in Waste Reduction and Recycling in Washtenaw County has been a leader in providing quality recycling and reuse service to the Ann Arbor community for over 25 years. As a non-profit, they run four main programs: The Drop-Off Station, Ann Arbors curbside collection program, the ReUse Center and The En-House Green Building Demonstration Area. Each year is full of accomplishments for Recycle Ann Arbor. Last year, the Drop-off Station collected its one-millionth pound of electronics since the program began in April 2001. The ReUse Center features The Collectors Corner, which displays timeless furniture, original artwork, and rare antiques. RAA has also extended their consulting and event services to neighboring communities outside Ann Arbor and is working to extend curbside service to these areas as well. RAA offers businesses pick-up service for fluorescent bulbs, computer equipment, pallets, Styrofoam, cardboard, and glass, metal and plastic bottles, cans, and a variety of papers.