VRA Events


Recycling Today News Feed

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:53:34 -0500

After converting the rinsed plastic film into pellets, a company produced garbage bags with them.

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:02:51 -0500

ACC says plastics makers are working with packaging designers, retailers, brand owners and others to increase plastics recycling.

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:01:14 -0500

Association says the board will enlist a diverse group of plastics industry professionals to discuss and identify sustainability priorities in the plastics industry.

Virginia Recycling Association News

Thank you 2017 conference sponsors




  • AERC Recycling Solutions
  • BE Equipment, Inc.
  • Decade Products
  • Keep Virginia Beautiful
  • MXI Environmental Services
  • PBE Recycling Equipment
  • RDS - Recycling & Disposal Solutions
  • Southeastern Agency Group, Inc.
  • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
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Evolution Glass Tour


Evolution Glass graciously opened their doors to VRA members for an informative tour of their shop, showing the process they use to turn glass bottles into functional works of art such as countertops and tabletops.  Thanks to Bill Hess for making this tour possible.  

VRA is grateful for member companies such as Evolution Glass who literally make recycling work in Virginia.


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Thirteen awards given for 2016 VRA recycling awards

The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) recognizes the best programs in waste reduction, recycling and litter prevention as well as individuals in the state at our annual awards ceremony. See our 2016 winners and start thinking about people and programs you can nominate for our 2017 awards.  

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