Does the City receive any money for participating in this program?
Yes, the City receives money for every pound recycled.
Does this program reduce landfill costs?
Can this program save the residents money?
Yes, small household items can now be tagged for pick-up under this program, saving the resident money on special pick-up costs.
When will my bags be picked up?
The collection of your bags will be on the same day as your normal recycling pick-up.
Where is the company located?
Simple Recycling is a Westland based company.
What can I put in these bags?
Any clean and dry clothing item, i.e. shoes, boots, jackets, shirts, pants, blouses, dresses, curtains, sweaters, etc.
Will I be able to recycle household goods?
Yes, tags will be provided for household goods, such as small appliances, chairs, small end tables, etc.
Does this service have any positive impact on reducing what is dumped in a landfill?
Yes, this program keeps recyclable materials that would normally be thrown away, out of the landfill.
Does this program take away from organizations like Salvation Army and Purple Heart?
No, individuals that regularly donate to charities similar to the ones mentioned above can continue to do so. This program captures items that would normally be thrown away. These itmes will be recycled repurposed where possible.