VRA Events

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:36:26 -0500

Institute’s International Scrap Trade Database is posted to its website.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:41:06 -0500

The city’s new composting program that requires single-family home residents to have the carts will begin in summer 2017.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Bob Luttfring has more than 34 years of experience in the equipment manufacturing industry.

Virginia Recycling Association News

Thank you 2017 conference sponsors


Republic Services, Inc.            Glasdon, Inc.      MetalTech Systems

Sims Metal Management


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


TFC Recycling opened their doors to VRA members and guests for an informative tour of their state-of-the-art, single-stream MRF and operation, including their new carton line.  TFC Recycling is the largest recycler in Virginia, serving 700,000 households in Virginia and North Carolina.  Thanks to Mike Benedetto and Kathy Russell for making this tour possible.  

VRA is grateful for member companies such as TFC and Trex 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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