Recycle Here! Drop-off Facility

Recycle Here! is free for all Detroit residents.

Bring your recyclable materials to Recycle Here! The staff will help you sort materials into the correct bin.

Acceptable materials include:

  • Styrofoam: Take out containers and packaging materials. All items must be clean and of a proper consistency of polystyrene.
  • Plastics: #1, #2, #4, #5, #6, and #7. To assure that an item is recyclable it must be labeled with a recycling number and symbol from the manufacturer. 
  • Metal: All containers, all types. Large scrap items will be subject to the discretion of staff
  • Glass: All containers. No window glass, treated glass, or Pyrex.
  • Paper: All loose leaf, magazines, newspaper, mailers, envelopes, posters, and flyers. NO tissue paper or wax paper. All shredded paper should arrive bagged separately.
  • Cardboard: Boxes are easy to identify, but be sure that the inside is in fact brown paper material. Cardboard muse be broken down, flattened and easy to handle. 
  • All materials must be clean, containers empty, and boxes flattened.


Recycle Here! currently does not accept plastic bags, asceptic, electronics, batteries, light bulbs, or ink cartridges.


  • Monday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Recycle Here