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In 1989, the Virginia Assembly passed a law which required unites of local government in Virginia to implement recycling programs to recycle 25% of their solid waste.

WHAT TO RECYCLE

YES

NO

BOTTLES

glass bottles are NOT being accepted at this time

CARDBOARD

  • must be clean & dry
  • must be broken down into flats

NEWSPAPERS

  • must be clean & dry
  • be placed loose in box
  • can include all slick advertising supplements
  • can accept phone books & office paper
  • cookie boxes
  • junk mail
  • cereal & rice boxes
  • detergent cartons
  • shredded paper
  • no cardboard or corrugated boxes in newspaper bins

PLASTIC

  • all plastics must be clean & empty
  • flatten allĀ  bottles
  • include only those containers with bottoms marked 1 or 2
Plastic soda bottles, milk & water jugs, laundry detergent containers
  • no cottage cheese
  • no yogurt cups
  • no plastic film or wraps
  • no styrofoam containers
  • no pesticide or herbicide containers
  • no anti-freeze or motor oil bottles
  • no bags or boxes in collection bins

METAL CANS

  • steel, bi-metal,tin & aluminum cans
  • aluminum siding or other scrap metal
  • rinse aluminum foil wrap & foil containers & pans
  • empty & rinse all cans
  • labels are acceptable on metal cans
  • no aerosol cans
  • no pesticide or herbicide containers


No business or commercial waste shall be deposited at the convenience centers. Acceptable quantities of waste shall mean no single load can
be delivered to a convenience center in a vehicle larger than a pickup truck and the waste shall not be higher than the top of the bed.

Special Dates

Currently no special dates have been setup for collection of hazardous waste.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 March 2013 14:41
 
 
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