Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

In recycling news, read the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority’s June 2017 Waste Reduction News e-newsletter by clicking here.

Don’t forget to sign up for the Oregon Hill & Randolph Neighborhood 5th District Cleanup on June 17th.

From the FaceBook event page:

We will be partnering with neighbors, HandsOn, and RVA Clean Sweep.

Each neighborhood will have its own city waste truck to clear alleys. The Richmond Tree Stewards are going to come out and help with developmental pruning of the trees planted on Harrison/Colorado. Activites will range from litter pick up to beautification projects.

If you have something in mind contact amy.robins@richmondgov.com.

Please wear closed toed shoes, dress according to the weather, and bring a water bottle. We will meet inbetween Grayland & Idlewood at Harrison.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

In Virginia recycling news, there’s been some turmoil following the collapse of a national company known as Closed Loop Refining and Recovery.

From an article on this subject:

The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) terminated its contract with eWaste Tech due to glass-management concerns, E-Scrap News has learned.

Kim Hynes, the executive director of CVWMA, said she ended a contract with eWaste Tech last month after learning CRT glass was no longer moving downstream from the company’s Richmond headquarters. CVWMA and eWaste Tech partnered in 2015 to host a variety of collection events in the region.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

This Saturday is the 20th Annual Sierra Club/University of Richmond BIG Yard Sale. This event keeps departing students’ household items out of landfills. This includes thousands of items at great savings!
This is a joint project between the Sierra Club Falls of the James Group and the University of Richmond. Goodwill is a supporting partner.
Proceeds benefit the Falls of the James Group & the UR Green student group.
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 8am to 12pm at the Millhiser Gymnasium, 23 Boatwright Drive, the University of Richmond Campus.

Special Recycling Today/Litter Pickup Tomorrow

Reminder- Today
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The City of Richmond , Clean City Commission and Department of Public Utilities- Stormwater Utility will be hosting a special recycling collection event on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am – 2 pm at 6807 Midlothian Turnpike (former Kmart store location). Electronics, document shredding ( up to 5 boxes) , and pesticides, herbicides, and *oil based paints (*ONLY) will be accepted for recycling.
City recyclers can drop off their 24 gallon green bins for reuse in city schools since residents now have 95 gallon green recycling cart with a blue lid.
There are fees to recycle CRTs televisions and CRT monitors. CRTs require special handling due to the leaded glass and mercury they contain.
$10 fee for CRT Items < 27” diagonal width $20 fee for CRT Items = or > 27” diagonal width
Pay by cash or check.
Bring unwanted electronics such as:
Computer systems (hard drive, CPU)
Computer accessories (cables, wires, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.)
Printers, scanners & copiers
Fax machines
VCRs & camcorders
Stereos
Telephones

As for tomorrow, Cherry Street neighbor Jimmy Blackford is calling for a litter cleanup-

I invite you to join our Oregon Hill Litter Pickup this Sun. 5/7 at 11am. We’ll meet in parking lot of Fine Foods Market 700 Idlewood Ave. I will supply grabbers, bags & gloves. Enjoy the nice
weather & get some exercise. Will take about an hour. But you can cut out whenever you want. (best, jimmy & joe)

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

In recycling news, the Chinese government could change the scrap industry with new edicts against importing.

Don’t forget the RVA Clean City Campaign event on May 6 that includes electronics recycling.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

Richmond News (“The Voice of Ray County Since 1914”) has an article containing “Tips for getting rid of the old TV”. But here in Richmond, there is a RVA Clean City Campaign event on May 6 that includes electronics recycling.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

One good way to recycle is resell your usable items. A reminder that the deadline for registering as part of the upcoming April 8 neighborhood yard sale is this Friday, March 31.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

In local recycling news, Prince William County Board of Supervisors is asking the Governor and Dominion to look at removal, recycling of power plant waste as alternatives to Dominion’s plans to cap and seal in place 4 million tons of ash that had been deposited in lagoons near Quantico Creek and the Potomac River. The ash, which contains a variety of pollutants, is a byproduct of decades of burning coal to generate electricity at the company’s Possum Point power station.

Also, more media coverage of Virginia oyster shell recycling. “Recycling Shells to Support New Oysters”.

In national recycling news, from recyclingtoday.org:

Closed Loop Fund (CLF), an investment fund that finances recycling infrastructure and sustainable manufacturing technologies to advance the circular economy, has announced its requesting for proposals (RFPs) for projects that collect, sort and/or process postconsumer polypropylene (PP) plastic.

CLF says there is an opportunity to increase recovery of PP with the proper infrastructure, driving cost savings for municipalities, increasing revenue for material recovery facilities (MRFs) and supplying greater volumes of high-value material into the manufacturing stream.

Trash/Recycling Pickup Tomorrow

This Wednesday is a “Red Wednesday”, which means trash and recycling pickup. Ideally, rolling recycling containers are stored and deployed in the back alleys along with trash cans. Please make sure you pick up containers after pickup tomorrow night.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to sign up for your Recycling Perks.
In order to take your recycling to the next level, read this: 10 ways to improve your recycling.

In recycling news, scientists from Cornell University and University of Minnesota have collaborated to develop a multiblock polymer that, when added to a mixture of the two otherwise incompatible materials, creates a new and mechanically tough polymer. This could be significant given that these two materials, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), account for two-thirds of the world’s plastics. Watch video on this by clicking here.