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Thanksgiving Holiday to Delay Some CVWMA Residential Recycling & Trash Collections

November 14, 2018 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager; (804)612-0557; ndrumheller@cvwma.com Thanksgiving Holiday to Delay Some CVWMA Residential Recycling & Trash Collections (Richmond, VA)-  Thursday and Friday CVWMA residential recycling and residential trash collections will be delayed one day in observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. There will be no collections on Thanksgiving Day. RED Thursday […]

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CVWMA’s November 2018 Waste Reduction News

Read our November 2018 Waste Reduction News electronic newsletter here. In this issue: Collections on Regular Schedule for Veterans Day What are YOU doing for America Recycles Day? Oops! Local Recyclers Impacting CVWMA Recycling Programs Thanksgiving Day Holiday to Delay CVWMA Collections

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CVWMA’s Regional Waste Line – Fall 2018

Read our Regional Waste Line – Fall 2018 here. In this issue: A message from the CVWMA Executive Director CVMWA Strategic Plan Year Two update  Regional Recycling Rate CY 2017  Regional Contamination Communications  Public Education and Outreach Updates  

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Local Impacts to changing Global Recycling Markets, We must clean up our act! Recycle right!

July 26, 2018 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, 804-612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com Local Impacts to changing Global Recycling Markets We must clean up our act! Recycle right! Richmond, VA- Recycling needs OUR help!  The recycling containers are for recyclable items ONLY. Placing items, such as plastic bags or food contaminated containers, that are not accepted […]

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Congratulations Central Virginia! CVWMA’s Regional Recycling Rate @59% for CY 2017

June 28, 2018 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, 804-612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com Congratulations Central Virginia! CVWMA’s Regional Recycling Rate @ 59% for CY 2017 Richmond, VA – Thanks to the efforts and commitment to recycling by central Virginia citizens and businesses the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) has notified Central Virginia Waste Management […]

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Plastic Bags and Plastic Bagged Recyclables Not Accepted in CVWMA Recycling Programs

CVWMA wants to help you recycle better. CVWMA does not accept plastic bags or plastic bagged recyclables in its residential (curbside) recycling and drop-off recycling programs. Plastic bags are one of the top contaminants at local material recovery facilities ( or MRF’s) Plastic bags wrap around sorting equipment and cause damage Plastic bags prevent materials […]

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