Offer Office Paper, Cardboard and Commerical/Multi-Family Recycling services as well as School recycling.
12206 Old Stage Road, Chester, VA 23836(804) 706-5877
Container First Services
Offer Business and Multi-Family recycling.
13200 Ramblewood Drive, Chester, VA 23836 (804) 748-8324
Provides recycling for Henrico County Public Schools. Contact Paul Carper with Henrico County Public Schools at 804-652-3950.
Provides school recycling for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Do not have contact information at this time.
The Benefits of Starting a School Recycling Program
There are many advantages, financial and otherwise, an organization can experience after implementing a program to reduce, reuse and recycle!
- Create Lower Disposal Costs
- Save Money by Eliminating Unnecessary Items
- Lower Costs By Buying Bulk or Using Minimal Packaging
- Lower Costs By Reusing Products and Supplies
- Receive Revenue From Recovered Materials
- Lower Costs By Purchasing Products Made from Recovered Materials
You will need to discuss your plans with school/university administation, so be equipped with the beneficial infomation to help your conversation go smoothly. Check to see if your school or university has a Sustainability Office(Program).
- Create Your Own Signs for Recycling Containers ( Download universal recycling symbol)
- Free Recycling Posters (from PlanetPals)
- Implementing a Successful School Recycling Program: Handbook for Teachers and Schools
- Recycling Containers for Schools,Parks, and Offices
- Reuse+Recycling=Waste Reduction, A Guide for Schools and Groups
- School Recycling Resources for Faculty and Staff (U.S. EPA)
- Terra Cycle: Eliminate Those Hard to Recycle Waste Items