VRA Events


Recycling Today News Feed

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:12:31 -0500

Twenty-eight restaurants have already committed to the program.

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:44 -0500

Brewing company will work with Terracycle and Major League baseball teams.

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:20:10 -0500

The ‘Richmond Times-Dispatch’ reports the Bear Island mill produced about 240,000 metric tons of newsprint every year.

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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