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Topics of Interest

  • Upcoming County Clean Up Days:
    • Saturday, June 11, 2016
      Northfield Township Hall
      8350 Main St., Whitmore Lake
    • Saturday, October 1, 2016
      Saline Department of Public Works
      1234 Tefft Court, Saline
    • Saturday, October 15, 2016 
      EMU's Rynearson Stadium
      799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti
  • Plastic Carryout Bags: Learn the facts about how single-use check-out bags are affecting the Washtenaw County community. 
  • NEW! Environmental Excellence Partnership Program, E2P2: Washtenaw County's Waste Knot Program has merged with the Community Partners for Clean Streams, in partnership with the County's Pollution Prevention program to create the umbrella organization of Environmental Excellence Partnership Program, E2P2, a robust network of 400+ environmental business leaders! 
  • NEW! Zero Waste WashtenawZero Waste Washtenaw_logoWashtenaw County seeks 2016-17 partnership with public and private events to offer Zero Waste resources, including composting and 
  • 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 at 6:50am and 8:50am on WEMU's 89.1 FM. Tune in each week to hear about environmental issues, programs and news impacting our community!
  • Waste Knot Program: A collection of businesses, schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations committed to reducing waste and protecting our environment!

  • 3R Business Directory: A compilation of local organizations that make use of sustainable practices and are recognized members of the Waste Knot Program.

  • 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 implements residential recycling programs in the Townships of Dexter, Lyndon, 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.

  • By the Numbers: Review our 2014 Solid Waste Program Report and the 2015 Chelsea and Northfield Township Clean-Up Days Report to see the impact our programs have had in the community!

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Office of the Washtenaw County
Water Resources Commissioner

705 N. Zeeb Rd.
P.O. Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
Map & Directions

Home Toxics Information Line:
(734) 222-3950 or
(734) 222-6874

Jeff Krcmarik
Environmental Supervisor
(734) 222-6865

Jonathan Pelukas
Environmental Coordinator
(734) 222-3827

Noelle Bowman
Solid Waste Program Specialist
(734) 222-6821

Jon Tulman
Solid Waste Program Specialist
(734) 222-3810

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