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Recycling Basics

Saline offers curbside recycling of many paper products and containers at the same time as regular trash pickup. Many other items can be recycled as well:

Recycling Household Goods

The following organizations accept donations of gently used clothing, household goods, furniture, appliances and electronics in working order. Shop, donate or both – you’ll help in doing the most good! Tax receipts (if applicable) are available at time of donation drop-off.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store & Donation Center

All donations can be dropped off at 1621 S. State St. (at Stimpson) in Ann Arbor. Donation hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM and Sunday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 
Shop hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM.
For more information, please call (866) GIVE-TOO / (866) 448-3866.

Saline Goodwill Store

All donations can be dropped off at 557 Michigan Avenue in Saline. Donation hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Sunday, 12:00PM - 5:00 PM.�
For more information, please call (734) 429-2789.

Recycling Textiles

Textiles, paired shoes and socks, clothes and linens are easy to reuse. Residents can donate their clean, used textiles for reuse to the area charities below. In addition to these charities, many resale and consignment shops also accept used textiles.

Clothing and shoes are 100% recyclable, but 85% still ends up in landfills! On your regular weekly collection day simply place the orange bags by your recycling on city recycling day.

Simple Recycling

Simple Recycling will take care of the rest. Bags can be obtained from the Simple Recycling Website: http://www.simplerecycling.com/

Saline Goodwill Store

557 E. Michigan Ave., (734) 429-2789 (see additional information above)

Washtenaw County Regional Drop-Off Station

2950 E. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, (734) 971-7400. Items must be clean, dry and bagged.

Purple Heart Service Foundation

Pickups via (734) 728-4560.

St. Vincent DePaul Society

1001 Broadway, Ann Arbor, (734) 761-1400. Items should be seasonally appropriate and in good condition.

In addition to the above charities, many resale and consignment shops accept used textiles.

Other Recyclable Items

A list of recyclables collected and reuse outlets is provided on the Washtenaw County website. Area programs exist for unusable appliances and furniture, toxics (motor oil, antifreeze, etc.), electronics waste, ash trees and much more!
 
Additional recycling options are available on the Ann Arbor Recycling website.

City residents can also recycle certain items by mail using Waste Management’s Home Kits.