Recycling Program

City of Ypsilanti Curbside Recycling Program


The City of Ypsilanti offers a curbside recycling program to help reduce your waste.  

How to Obtain a Curbside Recycling Bin


Recycling bins are available to anyone who lives in a 4 unit or smaller apartment building or home in the City of Ypsilanti, and may be picked up at the Department of Public Services. ID and proof of residency is required at time of pickup.

If you need to replace a damaged bin, please bring it with you to get a free replacement.  Otherwise, there is a $12.00 charge per bin (cash or check only).

Acceptable Materials


The full list of acceptable materials is available in PDF form here


WRRMA Waste Wizard


Not sure how to dispose of something? The Waste Wizard is a great new interactive tool that can help you get your materials to the right place.


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Recycle Ann Arbor Drop-off Center

Glass, Styrofoam and other materials not collected curbside may be take to the Recycle Ann Arbor Drop-off Center.  Residents can get a pass from DPS or the City Clerk office to waive the standard entrance fee.

 CLICK HERE for details on Recycle Ann Arbor Drop-off services.

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