Virginia Recycling Association News
The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) today announced four new board members and...Read More
The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America ...Read More
Article in The Roanoke Times December 12, 2020Read More
From The Virginian-Pilot: A few years ago when you tossed your cardboard boxes from Amazon...Read More
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
VRA Policies on Current Recycling Issues
VRA provides members and decision makers with insight and expertise on issues that affect the recycling industry in Virginia.
- VRA 2020 Legislative Summary Report Final
- Supporting the Businesses Behind the Bin Policy
- Materials Collection Policy
- Plastic Bags Policy
- Glass Recycling Policy
- Electronics Policy
- Compost Use Policy
- Expanded Polystyrene Policy
- Organic Waste Policy
Learn more about Current Recycling Issues!
- Material Recovery Facilities
- Glass Container Recycling
- Extended Producer Responsibility
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