Virginia Recycling Association

About VRA

The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) is a statewide coalition of more than 200 individuals, municipalities, recycling and green businesses, and organizations dedicated to promoting and realizing the economic, social and environmental benefits of waste reduction, reuse, recycling and diversion.

Formed in 1990 by a group of individuals committed to expanding state recycling opportunities, VRA has become the leading resource of recycling information for our members, the general public, the Virginia General Assembly, local government, business, and industry.


Advance recycling and waste reduction through the advocacy of sustainable practices to benefit Virginia's environment, communities, and economy.


  • To develop policies pertinent to recycling and waste reduction in Virginia.
  • To foster communication among professionals, organizations and government agencies.
  • To provide educational opportunities through outreach and marketing.

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