Virginia Recycling Association News
Article in The Roanoke Times December 12, 2020Read More
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From Recycling Today https://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/virginia-recycling-association...Read More
Charlottesville, VA – November 5, 2019: Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) members exp...Read More
Watch an interview with Craig Coker of Coker Composting & Consulting, a VRA sponsor an...Read More
2018 Virginia Recycling Association AwardsRead More
Richmond, VA – February 25, 2019 –The annual Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) ...Read More
Current Recycling Issues in Virginia
VRA provides members and decision makers with insight and expertise on issues that affect the recycling industry in Virginia.
- Extended Producer Responsibility
- Glass Container Recycling
- Material Recovery Facilities
- Electronics Policy
- Glass Recycling Policy
- Plastic Bags Policy
- Materials Collection Policy
- Supporting the Businesses Behind the Bin Policy
Recycling Near Me
Did you know each locality in Virginia must recycle at least 15 – 25% of their waste depending on population? Learn how much your community recycles by checking out their DEQ Recycling Rate Report.
Because recycling program vary from city to city, you must find out what programs exist locally in your community. We have provided the following links as ways to get in touch with your local recycling officials.
Resources for Recycling Where You Live
- Virginia Recycling Directory
- Find your local recycling office on the DEQ website.
- DEQ Recycling Rate Report
- Search by your zip code and the material you are interested recycling.
- Search by “Recycling” or “Waste Reduction” in the Yellow Pages
Listen to Air VRA
Catch up with our in depth look at recycling news and issues by listening to our podcasts.
You can find more interesting podcasts and webinars through these sites:
- National Recycling Coalition
- Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
- National Waste and Recycling Association