Learn More About Recycling

Find out more about how and where to recycle in Michigan using these invaluable resources.

Grand Traverse County RecycleSmart Directory

If you live in or near Grand Traverse County, call the recycling hotline at 231-941-5555 or visit the RecycleSmart website. The RecycleSmart directory lets you type in anything you want to recycle—batteries, hazardous materials like bleach—and returns information o community programs and drop-off locations.

Michigan Recycling Directory

Find recycling drop-off locations for hard-to-recycle materials, recycling resources and more for every county in Michigan using the Michigan EGLE Recycling Directory.

Michigan EGLE Recycling 101

Become a recycling superstar by reading Michigan’s Recycling 101 guide. Learn the difference between single and dual stream recycling, find out more about commonly misunderstood items, and find out why cleaning your recyclables is so important to Michigan’s recycling markets.