Virginia Recycling Association

Virginia Recycling Association Convenes in Richmond

The annual Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) conference will be held on May 6-8 at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA, near Richmond. The conference theme is “Changing Behavior to Encourage Recycling.” VRA members and non-members are welcomed.

Ms. Kelley Dennings, National Association for Environmental Education, eePro and Founding President of Social Marketing Association of the North America, will lead a training course workshop focused on the theme. Participants will create an outline for an education and outreach campaign using research and tracked with metrics. Other conference sessions tackle innovations in recycling challenging materials, successful ways to reduce contamination, composting updates and waste stream measurements. Attendees will leave this conference with lots of ideas and tactics for their local programs. As well, there will be a number of opportunities for networking and informal education.

Conference registration, hotel reservations, sponsorship and exhibitor information are available at

About The Virginia Recycling Association

The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) provides leadership in sustainable recycling and resource management in Virginia. VRA is the leading resource of recycling information for our members, the general public, the Virginia General Assembly, local government, business, and industry. For more information visit