Zero Waste Site Links

The following links point to other sites containing kickin’ information about recycling, composting, and other sustainability practices. (Bet you didn’t think this kind of stuff could be kickin’, did you?)

Do you have, or know of, a site that should be added to this list? Let me know!

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Earth 911

Loaded with articles on ways to reduce waste, what materials can be recycled, and ideas on how you can repurpose things you can’t recycle. Plus a guide for locating a recycling facility near you.


Lists of Michigan recyclers, farms and CSAs, “green” businesses and organizations, tips on saving energy, and providers of green products and services

Zero Waste Washtenaw

A department of Washtenaw County, MI. Offers Zero Waste event management and works to increase Washtenaw County’s overall waste reduction & diversion rate.
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A recycling company that accepts many materials not normally recyclable for reprocessing into new products. Offers free collection programs as well as prepaid boxes. (I have purchased many of them.)

Bgreen Today

A store devoted to biodegradable food containers, cleaning products, and building supplies. (I buy from them all the time.)

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

A page with a good list of links to basic recycling information by type- paper, plastic, metal, and electronics.
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Guide to Apartment and High-Rise Composting

Live in an apartment but want to compost food scraps and paper? It can be done! Find out on this site.
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Selling, Donating, and Recycling Old Clothing

Have some clothes you don’t want anymore? Here are several ways to repurpose them instead of throwing them away!

What is the Circular Economy?

Are you wondering what all the buzz about the “Circular Economy” is about? Find out here!

What You Should Know About Recycling Batteries

Batteries should not go in the trash, as they contain valuable materials that can be recycled. But you can’t just put them in the curbside bin, either! Find out here how to properly dispose of them.
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