April 13, 2024 |Hanover residents may bring a variety of household paints, herbicides and cleaners for recycling, plus personal documents for shredding.
Tag Archive: recycling
February 9, 2024 |Elizabeth Hall represents the City of Richmond on the CVWMA Board of Directors. This article was part of a series that appeared on RVAHub. Did you know that recycling is the fifth most preferred option for materials management? There are several ways CVWMA encourages managing your potential waste before sending it to the recyclers. Here’s how you can help cut down on items filling up our landfills. Photo: City of... Read More
Less Waste, More Joy: How Richmonders Can Reduce Waste and Increase Recycling Rates Over the Holidays
December 14, 2023 |Elizabeth Hall represents the City of Richmond on the CVWMA Board of Directors. This article was part of a series that appeared on RVAHub. There’s more of everything over the holidays – more parties, more lights, more gifting, more time off school and work. But, the holidays also produce more of something else: trash … much more trash. Did you know that our household waste increases by more than 25%... Read More
December 6, 2023 |en español Find your collection day Enter your address to find your day. Localities participating in CVWMA curbside recycling: Town of Ashland Colonial Heights Goochland* Hanover* Henrico Hopewell Petersburg Richmond *participating neighborhoods only Eligible households Single-family homes Apartments and condos in buildings of four or fewer units Recycle right! See the list of accepted materials.
November 30, 2023 |Cans collected by members of Christ the King Lutheran Church are hauled in a trailer to a scrap metal facility. Aluminum cans are one of the most valuable household recyclables. They can be recycled over and over again without losing quality. That’s why members of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Chesterfield County are saving up their cans. More cans means more money for children they’re helping in El Salvador.... Read More
November 20, 2023 |FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND, VA — CVWMA collections are on regular schedule Monday through Wednesday this week. There will be no recycling or trash collection on Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day. CVWMA collections normally scheduled for Thursday and Friday will slide to the following day, with Friday collections moving to Saturday. Residents are reminded to keep food waste and food-contaminated items out of recycling. Composting is an excellent alternative for... Read More
November 13, 2023 |Elizabeth Hall represents the City of Richmond on the CVWMA Board of Directors. This article was part of a series that appeared on RVAHub. The recycling process is regional, complex and evolving, sometimes making it hard for regular Richmond residents to confidently understand. Today, we’ll tackle some common questions and myths associated with our local recycling program. As a kid growing up in the 80s and 90s, I felt pretty... Read More
November 4, 2023 |Hanover County will host a recycling event for household hazardous waste and paper on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. until noon, at the Mechanicsville Convenience Center, 7427 Verdi Lane. Open to county residents only.
October 6, 2023 |Elizabeth Hall represents the City of Richmond on the CVWMA Board of Directors. This article was part of a series that appeared on RVAHub. Have you ever wondered how your local recycling authority works, how it’s set up or why you can’t recycle certain materials? Well, consider today’s feature a CVWMA 101 course. I’ve always been down with the circular economy. I had to be. Growing up, my dad was... Read More
September 30, 2023 |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).