Tag Archive: recycling

Richmond E-Cycle Day

September 30, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

The City of Richmond will host its E-Cycle Day Saturday, Sept. 30, at 1710 Robin Hood Road. The event is for City of Richmond residents only. Services available: document shredding (limit 5 boxes per resident), electronics recycling (some fees apply), household hazardous waste collection (pesticides, herbicides, oil-based paint). There will also be a giveaway of biodegradable leaf bags (10 per resident).

Hanover County Electronics Recycling

September 16, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Hanover County will host an electronics recycling event for its residents Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Convenience Center, 7427 Verdi Lane. Electronics with plugs will be accepted, including microwaves and rechargeable batteries. The following items will be accepted for a fee: Flat screen monitors – $10 each Flat screen televisions less than 46 inches- $20 each Flat screen televisions more than 46 inches- $30... Read More

Repurposing With A Purpose

August 11, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Henrico Community Food Bank Executive Director Sudeshna Das-Menezes (left) and Program Manager Lynn Williams. What’s green, has two handles and is perfect for storing boxes, cans and jars? The CVWMA recycling bin, of course! The Henrico Community Food Bank is reusing 20 of the old bins to collect shelf-stable goods for its mobile food pantry. Henrico County provided the containers, which were among those residents returned after the recent distribution... Read More

Media Advisory: 95,000 New Recycling Carts to Begin Rolling Out in Central Virginia

May 11, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

MEDIA ADVISORY                      When: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 11 a.m. Where: Henrico County Public Utilities Operations Center 10401 Woodman Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060 The location is on the Woodman Road campus and off Jessie Chavis Drive. See map. What: The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority will kick off deliveries of 95,000 new recycling carts to homes in Henrico, Hanover and Goochland. The event will include remarks from national partners, plus... Read More

Petersburg Recycling Day Moves to Wednesday

August 18, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Recycling day in the City of Petersburg has moved to Wednesday. Most homes will still be collected on Red or Blue Weeks as indicated on the recycling calendar. Old Towne addresses will be collected weekly on Wednesday. Customers may look up their week by entering their address in the CVWMA customer web tool. Recycling must be out by 7 a.m. on collection day. Plastic bags, Styrofoam, shredded paper, food waste,... Read More

Keep Propane Tanks Out of Household Recycling and Trash

August 4, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

A CVWMA member locality recently reported that a 20-pound propane tank had been placed in one of the locality’s drop-off recycling containers. This presented a serious safety hazard for anyone who was near the site. Propane is highly flammable, and any gas left inside a tank could cause a fire or explosion. Never throw propane tanks in your household trash or recycling. Don’t do it, even if you know they’re... Read More

CVWMA Trash and Recycling Collections Scheduled for Presidents Day

February 18, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

CONTACT Julie Buchanan, Public Relations Coordinator, jbuchanan@cvwma.com, 804-612-0557 **FEB. 21 UPDATE: Red Monday recycling collections will begin Tuesday, Feb. 22.** RICHMOND, VA — The Presidents Day holiday will not affect trash or curbside recycling collections through the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority. Trash collection in Ashland and Hopewell is on schedule for Monday, Feb. 21. Blue Friday curbside recycling will be collected on Saturday, Feb. 19, and Monday, Feb. 21.... Read More

CVWMA Curbside Recycling Collections Return to Regular Schedule

February 4, 2022 | Published by Julie Buchanan

This news release is from February 2022 and contains dated information. RICHMOND — CVWMA is pleased to inform customers that curbside recycling collections return to regular schedule Monday, Feb. 7. The schedule will be as follows: Red Monday: Feb. 7 Red Tuesday: Feb. 8 Red Wednesday: Feb. 9 Red Thursday: Feb. 10 Red Friday: Feb. 11 Blue Monday: Feb. 14 Blue Tuesday: Feb. 15 Blue Wednesday: Feb. 16 Blue Thursday:... Read More