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The Lima Township Board of Trustees met on Monday, Oct. 13 in front of an audience of about a dozen people. A public hearing concerning a proposed Verizon telecommunications tower near the intersection of Dexter-Chelsea and Fletcher Roads will take place during next month’s regularly scheduled board meeting on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 3rd, 2014

The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority’s annual Open House will take place at the WWRA facility, 8025 Werkner Road, on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This free event is open to everyone and will include tours of the recycling facility, activities sponsored by The Scrap Box of Ann Arbor, and personal appearances [...]

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In an effort to save money (as well as trees) distributing a newsletter, the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) is asking area residents to go to the website, wwrarecycles.org, and sign up to receive the electronic newsletter. The sign-up form is in the sidebar on the right of the site. WWRA has been partnered with [...]

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Alan Scafuri on July 27th, 2014

Spring clean-up day, which was held at the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) facility on May 17, was a great success. The final numbers are in from the county, and here are some of them:. The total number of vehicles that showed up was 1,161, with an average cost per car of $18.94, for a [...]

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Alan Scafuri on June 1st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Harley Rider for the photos in the slideshow.) The County Clean-up Day event at the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) facility on May 17 was a rousing success. Here are some of the numbers from the event: 1,140 vehicles in six hours 909 tires collected 1,500 gallons of used [...]

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Alan Scafuri on May 15th, 2014

This Saturday, May 17 is County Clean-up Day. If you have recyclables and other junk lying around, load up your car, and come to the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) facility at 8025 Werkner Road between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Accepted materials include all normal recyclables (glass, cardboard, paper, plastic, scrap metal) as well [...]

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(Publisher’s note: The spring clean-up day is May 17. This information has been corrected in this story.) With the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) spring clean-up day right around the corner on Saturday, May 17, WWRA is asking for volunteers. For clean-up day to run smoothly, many volunteers are needed. Anyone interested in volunteering can [...]

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Alan Scafuri on April 7th, 2014

Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) is asking residents to please place shredded paper in clear plastic bags rather than including these strips of paper in with their other recyclables. They request that people do not dump the shredded paper into the drop-off center bins, rather separate the shredded paper into clear bags so they can [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 4th, 2014

Employees at the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) recently found the bracelet pictured here on the recycling  sorter conveyer belt and would like to return it to its owner. If you recognize this bracelet, please call 475-6160 and leave a message. A representative from WWRA will return the phone call as soon as possible.

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 4th, 2014

At the request of Dexter, Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan townships as well as Washtenaw County, the Chelsea City Council unanimously approved a township clean-up day on May 17 at the city’s Werkner Road solid waste and recycling facility Monday night. The clean-up day will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will allow [...]

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