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.
  • Hard 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. 
  • Film Plastics: #2 and #4 - grocery bags and packaging.
  • 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. 
  • Aseptic Cartons: All carton containers such as orange juice cartons.
  • All materials must be clean, containers empty, and boxes flattened.


Recycle Here! currently does not accept 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