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Field trips & tours are postponed due to ongoing building, park, and recycling center updates - we're excitedly estimating the in-person return for public group visits for spring 2025.
















Bring materials to recycle and receive an in depth explanation of how to recycle in the City of Detroit. By visiting the recycling center and hearing how Detroit processes waste, students learn how they can make changes in their home to reduce their impact on the environment. Click HERE for a list of what can be recycled.

Tours also include a visit to the Lincoln Street Art Park to learn how the process of “reuse” can create a vibrant urban setting. Inside the art park students will experience Green Living Science’s outdoor classroom made from a 40 foot shipping container and created entirely from found and reused materials! Students will also explore the art park’s earthship which is a sustainable building created from locally sourced garbage during the art park scavenger hunt!

tour options

Option 1: Tour ONLY

  • Fee: $75 for 25 students

    • If you have a group of more than 25 students please contact us directly​

  • Length: 1 hour

Option 2: Tour AND Activity

  • Fee: $125 for 25 students

    • If you have a group of more than 25 students please contact us directly​

  • Length: 2 hours

  • During this tour students will explore the recycling center and the art park. Students will also participate in age appropriate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) based, hands-on activities that enhance their understanding of conserving natural resources.


  • Please do not plan on eating at the Recycle Here! facility.

  • Students should be dropped off at Recycle Here! (1331 Holden Street, Detroit 48202)

  • Please have a check written to Green Living Science ready when you come for the field trip. Checks may also be sent ahead of time to: Green Living Science, 1331 Holden St. Detroit 48202.

  • Porta-potty restrooms are available for use while visiting our facility.


  • Dress for the weather; the majority of the trip is outdoors or in a warehouse. Closed toed shoes recommended.

  • In event of severe weather, tour may be rescheduled.

  • A full refund will be given to cancelled field trips with 2 weeks advanced notice.


Check out the fun times we have with visitors since 2012! We encourage everyone from pre-kindergarten to high school to come explore!

Recycle Here, the City of Detroit’s drop off recycling facility 

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