Simple Recycling

Simple Recycling Van

NOTE: Due to Covid-19, Simple Recycling is not providing services at this time.  We have been notified that services have been suspended until further notice.

Since May 2016, the Charter Township of Brownstown has partnered with Simple Recycling, a company that collects usable clothing, shoes, textiles and household goods for reuse and recycling. 

Simple Recycling provides special bags and tags to residents that must be used to set out these items. Place the special green bags beside your recycling cart for collection.  To request additional bags, contact Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or

Simple Recycling Curbside FAQ's

Recyclable Items

  • Men's Clothing
  • Women's Clothing
  • Children's Clothing
  • Boots & Shoes
  • Bedding (sheets, pillowcases, blankets, comforters)
  • Belts & Ties
  • Books
  • Bras
  • Coats & Jackets
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Handbags & Purses
  • Hats & Gloves
  • Kitchenware
  • Linens
  • Pillows
  • Sandals & Slippers (in pairs)
  • Socks (single or in pairs)
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Table Linens
  • Tools
  • Towels
  • Toys
  • Undergarments
Items that CANNOT be collected include: Appliances, Furniture, Tires, Paint, Carpeting, Mattresses, Traditional Recyclables (metal, glass, paper), Hazardous Waste.

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