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CVWMA’s September 2021 Waste Reduction News

September 20, 2021 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

Read our September 2021 Waste Reduction News  here: In this issue: From our Executive Director Our New Website is Live! Member Locality Spotlight, Charles City County Recycling Tips (Contamination) Education and Outreach:  September Feature: Children’s Books about Natural Resources Upcoming Events

Recycling Collection Delays

September 13, 2021 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

Dear Residential Recycling Customer, We sincerely apologize for the recent delays with recycling collection. Just like many industries are experiencing, waste and recycling companies are struggling to hire and retain drivers and helpers on the trucks and are continuing to deal with Covid outbreaks and exposures. In addition, the lead time to get parts and even new trucks is getting longer. All of this has led to delays and in... Read More

CVWMA Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

June 25, 2021 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

June 25, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, (804)612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com  Congratulations CVWMA! Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Recipient Richmond, VA – Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement... Read More

CVWMA Helps Launch U.S. Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, Driving a National Strategy to Achieve Circular Economy Goals

June 25, 2021 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

June 21, 2021 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, (804)612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com CVWMA Helps Launch U.S. Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, Driving a National Strategy to Achieve Circular Economy Goals Engaging Nearly 100 Organizations, The U.S. Plastics Pact Roadmap Outlines Specific Actions and Responsibilities to Realize a Circular Economy for Plastics in America {Richmond, VA} –Today, Central Virginia Waste Management Authority helped launch The U.S. Plastics Pact’s (“U.S. Pact”) “Roadmap to 2025,” an aggressive national strategy... Read More

Congratulations Central Virginia! CVWMA’s Regional Recycling Rate @59.1% for CY 2019

February 9, 2021 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

February 9, 2021 Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, 804-612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com Congratulations Central Virginia! CVWMA’s Regional Recycling Rate @59.1% for CY 2019 (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 Authority (CVWMA) that its regional recycling rate has once again exceeded 55 percent! This means that an... Read More

CVWMA Joins U.S. Plastics Pact, Committing to Meet Ambitious Circular Economy Goals By 2025

August 25, 2020 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

August 25, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Nancy Drumheller, Public Affairs Manager, (804)612-0557 or ndrumheller@cvwma.com CVWMA JOINS U.S. PLASTIC PACT, COMMITTING TO MEET AMBITIOUS CIRCULAR ECONOMY GOALS BY 2025 Led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the U.S. Plastics Pact will unify approaches to rethink the way we design, use, and reuse plastics Richmond, VA, (AUGUST 25, 2020) – Today, Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) has joined the U.S. Plastics Pact, a... Read More

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

July 26, 2018 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

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 in your curbside recycling cart/bin or the drop-off recycling containers cause contamination issues and add... Read More

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

March 28, 2018 | Published by Nancy Drumheller

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 from being properly sorted Plastic bags add additional disposal costs If you use plastic bags,... Read More