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.


The Virginia Recycling Association provides leadership in sustainable recycling and resource management in Virginia.


To provide recycling advocacy and education to members, local and state government, regulators and industry leaders to optimize the sustainable management of resources.

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VRA Members have the opportunity to work together on targeted issues that will improve recycling advocacy, training and education in Virginia.

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