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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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CVWMA’s October 2018 Waste Reduction News

Read our October 2018 Waste Reduction News e-newsletter here. In this issue: CVWMA Collections on Regular Schedule for Columbus Day Special Collection Events Avoid Sticker Shock. Recycle Right. Stay Connected with CVWMA

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CVWMA Collections on Regular Schedule for Columbus Day Holiday

September 25, 2018 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager; (804)612-0557; ndrumheller@cvwma.com CVWMA Collections on Regular Schedule, No Delay for Columbus Day Holiday (Richmond, VA)- CVWMA residential recycling and residential trash collections will continue as regularly scheduled for the Columbus Day (October 8) holiday.  There will be no holiday delay for residential recycling the week of October 8-12. […]

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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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