The WWRA provides residential recycling services to residents of its special assessment districts. The City of Chelsea receives curbside service while the townships of Bridgewater, Dexter, Lima, Lyndon, Manchester and Sylvan all have drop-off stations.
WWRA can also deliver containers to support collection efforts at local events. These 55 gallon containers come supplies with plastic bags.
The WWRA currently accepts the following items:
- Newspaper and junk mail mix
Newspapers and glossy inserts are OK
Collect in a brown paper bag; secure with tape or string, keep dry for collection
Magazines, catalogues, paperback and phone books
Collect in brown paper bag separate from newspaper mix
- White office paper
Bag separately from all other papers
- Cardboard, cereal boxes, and paper bags
Flatten corrugated cardboard boxes and boxboard, such as cereal boxes
Consolidate brown paper bags together into one bag separate from other papers
- Plastic bottles
1-7 plastic bottles such as milk jugs and detergent bottles, cottage cheese, yogurt, etc.
Remove caps and lids, rinse well and flatten, labels may be left on
NO motor oil containers
- We accept rigid plastics such as plastic buckets, soda crates, plastic pallets, coolers, drums, toys and playhouses, plastic flower pots, laundry baskets, empty garbage cans, plastic pet containers.
- Glass bottles and Jars
Clear, green, and brown only. (NO blue glass)
Green and brown glass may be mixed
Remove caps. Steel caps may be recycled with cans
Rinse well, labels may be left on
NO plates, china, ceramics, mirrors, window glass, or light bulbs
- Tin and aluminum cans
Aluminum and steel cans and lids
Remove labels, rinse well, flatten if possible
Empty aerosol cans are OK
- Small metals and aluminum, please NO propane Tanks of any kind
- Car and Truck Batteries
- Used Motor oils
- No Tires
- No Paints
- No Styrofoam of any kind
- Notice: Because of disposal cost starting on August 1st 2009 WWRA will not accept Computers, Monitors, Keyboards and Printers.
For more information please contact the WWRA at 734-475-6160 or