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CVWMA’s April 2021 Waste Reduction News

Read our April 2021 Waste Reduction News here. In this issue: What are YOU doing for Earth Day? We can all make a difference. Special Collection Events National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Plastic Bags and Plastic Bagged Recyclables  

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

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) […]

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

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 […]

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CVWMA Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

August 20, 2020 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 Recipent 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 […]

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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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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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