Welcome to the WWRA!

Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) is a partnership of five municipalities working together to find alternative ways to handle waste and promote recycling. WWRA operates independently of the City of Chelsea and is funded by 2 assessments that appear on the Winter Tax bill. One assessment for paying the bond used to buy the new equipment and the other is an operational assessment.

What can I recycle (and NOT recycle)?

WWRA offers weekly curbside recycling to Chelsea residents and provides convenient drop-off bins throughout our entire service area. REMINDER: We cannot recycle plastic bags. Thank you for your cooperation!

Click here to view our complete list of what can be recycled at the WWRA.

Click here to view options for items we DO NOT accept.

Here's a downloadable flier!

Check out our Video page!

Stay on top of the latest tips and info brought to you by the WWRA, starring Reggie the Recycling Raccoon!

Here's our Video page!

Locations

WWRA shares a location with the City of Chelsea Solid Waste Department at 8025 Werkner Road.

Please note that the WWRA is a separate entity from the "transfer station/dump" and we have separate hours, access, etc.

See our Location page for maps and recycling bin site locations.

Contact Us

Tel: (734) 475-6160

Hours:
Mon. - Fri.
7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Meeting Information

News & Updates

Help us Recycle More, Better!

June 27, 2022

Recycle More, Better!

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August Foam Weekend!

June 27, 2022

Next #6 Foam Collection Weekend is Aug. 5-7. •#6 symbol only (e.g. food containers; egg cartons; cups; packaging that comes…

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Help Us Take the Pulse of Our Recycling Community

May 26, 2022

Thank you all for your interest! We’re so very happy to see that so many people are indeed interested in…

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Employment

Applications are taken on an ongoing basis. For more information, contact the Facility Manager, Marc Williams, at wwrafacilitymanager@gmail.com or by phone (734) 475-6160.

JOB APPLICATION FOR ALL POSITIONS