Richmond

Programs and Resources in Richmond

Your 95 gallon green recycling cart with a blue lid will be collected on your collection day in the same location as where the city picks up your trash.

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CVWMA Programs

The City of Richmond participates in following CVWMA programs:

Residential Recycling

Drop-off Recycling  ( Be sure to note new hours for Robin Hood Road site effective 7/22/16.)

Electronics Recycling

Appliances and Scrap Metal Recycling and White Goods Freon Recovery

Battery and Cell Phone Recycling

*Paints, Auto Fluids and Chemicals (Household Hazardous Waste)  (* Limit: 20 gallons a month per resident)

Yard and Vegetative Waste

 

County/City Programs

Resources

Resources provided to residents by the City of Richmond:

Department of Public Works, 804-646-0999

City of Richmond Clean City Commission, 804-646-8325

Litter and Recycling Program Managers Contacts

City of Richmond Stormwater Brochure

Stormwater Education and Contacts

Curbside Recycling

The Department of Public Works provides 95 gallon recycling cart to eligible residents wanting to recycle. The City will provide one 95 gallon green recycling cart to anyone living in a single family detached homes accessible from a city street. Collection is every other week where your city trash collection is picked up. There is a small fee for recycling that appears on the water bill.  at the curb.  If you would like to sign up for this program, please visit the CVWMA homepage or contact the Recycling Hotline at 804-340-0900.

Visit Richmond Recycles for more information.

CVWMA Announces Changes to Its Residential Recycling (Curbside) and Drop-off Recycling Programs Starting July 1.  In addition to all of the items already accepted starting July 1, additional plastic bottles and containers with a #1-#7 on bottom, lids and caps, and waxy cartons such as milk, juice and egg substitutes are recyclable in our residential recycling (curbside) and drop-off recycling programs in our participating member localities.

NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags, Styrofoam, or food contaminated pizza boxes will NOT BE accepted for recycling. Recycle plastic bags at local retail stores.

Here is what list of additional items that can now be recycled through our residential recycling and drop-off recycling programs. Download pdf here as CVWMA will not be updating our current 2016 Collection Schedule until mailing of the 2017 calendar in late December.

Download the 2016 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule here.

 

Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites

The City maintains four Drop-off Recycling Collection sites that allow residents to bring cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, #1 – #7 plastic bottles and containers, lids and caps, waxy milk and juice cartons, and glass bottles and  jars for recycling.

NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags, Styrofoam, or food contaminated pizza boxes will NOT BE accepted for recycling. Recycle plastic bags at local retail stores.

No speciality recyclables collected at these sites.

*1710 Robin Hood Rd (Robin Hood Rd and N. Blvd- across from Arthur Ashe Center) * EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY! NEW TIMES ! This site will be open Monday- Sunday, 7 am – 6 pm. City staff will lock gates at 6 pm each evening and unlock gates at 7 am each day.

Southside Transfer Station, 3506 N. Hopkins Rd.

Stratford Hills Shopping Center, 6798 Forest Hill Ave (near Hathaway Rd and Forest Hill Avenue)


*East Richmond Road Convenience Center, 3800 East Richmond Rd. (closed on Saturdays)

*This site also takes speciality items for recycling. Refer to Recycling Wizard for these items.

 

Solid Waste Collection Sites

Southside Transfer Station, 3506 N. Hopkins Rd

East Richmond Road Convenience Center, 3800 East Richmond Rd. (closed on Saturdays)