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Aug. 5-7: WWRA Foam Recycling Weekend

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) will partner with the DART Container Corporation and community volunteers to host a #6 foam recycling weekend on Aug, 5, 6, and … Read more

WWRA Joins Michigan Recycling Partnership

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) has joined the Michigan Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), The Recycling Partnership, a nonprofit organization that works with … Read more

March 25-27: WWRA Foam Recycling Weekend (With Slideshow)

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) will host a winter Foam Recycle Weekend on March 25-27, 2022, continuing a series successful foam events that have brought in … Read more

Jan. 14-16: WWRA To Hold Foam Recycle Weekend

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) will host a winter Foam Recycle Weekend on Jan. 14 to 16, continuing last year’s successful foam events that brought in … Read more

Nov. 12-14: Next WWRA Foam Recycling Weekend

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority will host a fourth Foam Recycle Weekend on Nov. 12-14 in Chelsea at the recycling drop-off area across from the fairgrounds … Read more

WWRA Receives Two Grants

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) was recently awarded two environmental improvement grants from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the Recycling … Read more

Lyndon Township Board Seeks Alternate Member for WWRA

LYNDON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS NOTICE Letters of application are being accepted for an Alternate Member on the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority. For further information or send a letter of application, contact Janet Gilkey, Office Manager, at 17751 North Territorial Road, Chelsea, … Read more

Sept. 24-26: WWRA Foam Recycling Weekend

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information and photos in this story.) Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) will host a third Foam Recycle Weekend on Sept. 24-26. “The turnout and feedback from our community has been … Read more

June 4-6: WWRA and DART Foam Recycling Weekend

By Shawn Personke Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) will partner with the DART Container Corporation and community volunteers to host a #6 foam recycling weekend on June 4, 5, and 6, 2021. DART will deliver a trailer to the WWRA … Read more

WWRA Keeps Our Community Greener Through Recycling

By Shawn Personke The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) collects, sorts, and distributes tons (literally) of materials. We also get questions about those materials — what we take, what we don’t take, and what do we do with all the … Read more

Post Christmas recycling tips from WWRA

The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) reminds folks about what can be and can’t be recycled. Can be recycled: Wrapping paper (not the plastic/shiny kind) Boxes (packing materials removed) Can’t be recycled: Christmas lights Christmas ornaments Styrofoam Plastic and paper … Read more

April 25: WWRA clean-up day cancelled

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw County Clean Up day scheduled for April 25 at Chelsea High School has been cancelled. At this point, there are no plans to reschedule. … Read more