America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

ONE DAY to educate. ONE DAY to motivate. ONE DAY to make recycling bigger & better.
Each year communities across America hold recycling events in an effort to divert as much material as possible from landfills. Find out more here Celebrated on November 15 – check our calendar for events across the state.

RVA Recycles Day is September 18, 2020

Co-hosted with Retail Merchants’ RVA Recycles Day is a FREE drive-thru recycling event held at Retail Merchants offices at Willow Lawn and Monument Avenue. This yearly event is a huge hit and helps hundreds of folks get rid of hard to dispose of items for good! Items typically accepted:

Plastic Bags & Overwraps

Accepting: Grocery bags, bread bags, case overwrap, dry cleaning bags, newspaper sleeves, ice bags, wood pellet bags, ziplock & other re-sealable bags, produce bags, bubble wrap, salt bags, and cereal bags.
**All materials must be clean, dry and free of food residue

Accepting: up to three boxes or bags per person of paper documents that need shredding.
Thank you ProShred!

Accepting: clothing, shoes, furniture, domestics (sheets, towels), collectables, jewelry, antiques, books, household (dishes, housewares), working flat-panel televisions, DVDs, CDs, records, tapes, small electronics (radios, clocks, lamps), accessories (handbags, belts, scarves), computers, laptops, printers, monitors, hard drives, motherboards, RAM chips, cases, cables, copiers, plotters, telephone systems, and IT equipment.
Please support Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia throughout the year!

Accepting: Cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, plastic bottles, tubs and containers (Empty, rinse and replace plastic cap to recycle), food and beverage cartons (empty, rinse, replace the plastic cap to recycle) and glass bottles and jars (no metal lids, please).
Thank you, TFC Recycling!



Feed More

Make an active and hands-on contribution to ending hunger in Central Virginia by bringing a food donation. Here’s a link to the items that are most needed.

Puritan Cleaners

Puritan Cleaners will be collecting coats (especially kid’s coats). They wash and repair the coats and then deliver them to the Salvation Army for distribution to Central Virginia’s needy families.
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