News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/1/2015 2:51:55 PM to 5/1/2015 2:54:26 PM.

News Flash

News Releases

Posted on: May 1, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Simple Recycling to Make Daily Visits to Target Off-Campus Neighborhoods During Student Spring Move

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In an effort to keep neighborhoods clean and increase recycling volumes during student spring move-out, Simple Recycling trucks will be making daily weekday visits to a number of off-campus East Lansing neighborhoods (view map)May 4-May 22.

Simple Recycling offers FREE curbside collection of clothing/textiles and other household items with the use of a FREE Simple Recycling bag and/or sticker. Simple Recycling bags/stickers can be picked up at East Lansing City Hall, 410 Abbot Road; the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road; and the East Lansing Department of Public Works, 1800 E. State Road. The bags and stickers have also been provided to a number of property managers for distribution to tenants and can be mailed to a home upon request at

Simple Recycling collects the following items: clothing (in good/usable and poor/unusable condition), jewelry, shoes, purses, hats, toys, pictures, mirrors, blankets, drapes/curtains, pillows, rags, sewing scraps, sleeping bags, small furniture, small appliances, irons, radios, TV’s, lamps, hairdryers, tools, toasters, microwaves, coffee makers, computers/electronics, silverware, dishes, pots/pans and glasses.

Students can also make donations to a number of local charities: online The Simple Recycling program is not meant to replace donations to charities and nonprofits, but is rather aimed at providing an additional option. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 85 percent of household goods that could be recycled or reused end up in a landfill. Simple Recycling strives to reduce that percentage by providing an easy, free way for community members to recycle household items.

Learn more about Simple Recycling at

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

East Lansing Winter Fest inside a snowglobe

Winter Fest is Coming Saturday, Dec. 9

Posted on: November 27, 2023
A fleet of police vehicles under a pink sunrise with the ELPD logo in the lower right corner

ELPD Investigating Fatal Crash

Posted on: October 11, 2023
Dialog: A Newsletter for East Lansing residents with a photo of trick-or-treaters on Grand River Ave

Dialog October 2023

Posted on: October 6, 2023
Happy Labor Day

City Office Closures for Labor Day

Posted on: August 31, 2023
Four Officers from the PEACE Team stand in front of MSU's Sparty statue

P.E.A.C.E. Team Progress Report

Posted on: June 8, 2023
News ELPD update

ELPD Update on Fatal Car Crash

Posted on: April 6, 2023

ELPD Investigates Fatal Car Accident

Posted on: April 5, 2023
News ELPD update

Update on ELPD Threat Investigation

Posted on: March 9, 2023

Counseling Services Offered at ELHCC, ELPL

Posted on: February 24, 2023

Conserve Water Notice Has Been Lifted

Posted on: January 12, 2023

Conserve Water Notice Remains in Effect

Posted on: January 12, 2023