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Goochland County Tire Amnesty and Paper Shredding

November 18, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Goochland County residents are invited to bring old tires and documents for shredding on Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old Fairground Property located at 2744 Fairground Road.

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

Electronics Recycling

September 2, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Electronics recycler Securis hosts an e-cycling collection on the first Saturday of each month. The drive-through event is open to all residents of Central Virginia. Fees apply for some items.

11 Tips for Waste-Free Lunches

August 11, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

If the kids are heading back to school, or you’re simply a grownup looking to go green, consider the ways you can reduce waste from school and work lunches. Small changes can make a big difference for the environment — and the wallet. 1) Choose a reusable lunch box or bag. Skip paper bags. 2) Ditch plastics that are meant to be used one time and then thrown away. We’re... 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