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America Recycles Day 2017

Posted on October 23, 2017 by | Comments Off

askHRgreen-American-Recycles-Day-homepageslider-11112016November 15th is America Recycles Day, the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. It’s our hope that celebrating recycling and all the wonderful things it does for our region will inspire residents to recycle more, trash less all year long. In honor of America Recycles Day, there are a variety of outreach and recycling collection events across Hampton Roads in the month of November. 

For more details about the America Recycles Day event nearest you, please check out the listing below.


Chesapeake

Who: Open to the public
What: 
Chesapeake Recycles Day
Where: Tidewater Community College
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 9am-noon 
What to bring: Electronics (no TVs, please), clothing, household items, household hazardous waste, paper & sensitive documents, plastic bags as well as general recyclables - for complete details click here

Hampton

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: Cooper Elementary School – 200 Marcella Road, Hampton
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

Isle of Wight County

Check back later for details!

James City County

Who: Open to the public
What: 
4th Annual Litter & Recycling Expo
Where: Jolly Pond Convenience Center – 1204 Jolly Pond Road, Williamsburg
Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 11am to 2pm

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: County Drive, Yorktown (off Goodwin Neck Rd)
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

Newport News

Who: Newport News residents only
What: 
Bulk Recycling of Cardboard & Residential Recyclables
Where:  Recovery Operations Center – 330 Atkinson Way
Date: Year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding city observed holidays)
Time: 8am-4pm
What to bring: Residential recyclables and bulk cardboard. Electronics and household hazardous waste collected only on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 886-7947

Who: Newport News residents only
What: 
Residential Recycling Drop-Off Sites
Where:  Hidenwood Fire Station (12455 Warwick Blvd), Fire Station #4 (13561 Jefferson Ave), Brairfield Fire Station #7 (5844 Marshall Ave), Main Street Library (110 Main St), Oyster Point Fire Station #6 (685 Oyster Point Rd)
Date: Year-round
What to bring: Residential recyclables and bulk cardboard. For more information, call 886-7947

Norfolk

Who: Open to the public (Proof of Norfolk residency needed only for electronics and household hazardous waste)
What: 
America Recycles Day
Where: 
Norfolk Waste Management Facility – 1176 Pineridge Road
Date: 
November 18, 2017
Time: 
9am-noon 
What to bring: 
unwanted clothing and décor, electronics, household hazardous waste, general recyclables, documents for secure shredding, and more! For complete details view the event flyer

Poquoson

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: County Drive, Yorktown (off Goodwin Neck Rd)
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: Cooper Elementary School – 200 Marcella Road, Hampton
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

Portsmouth

Who: Open to the public
What: 
Portsmouth Fall Recycling Day
Where: I.C. Norcom High School - 1801 London Blvd
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 9am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please), household hazardous waste, documents for shredding and canned goods for donation. For more information please call 757-393-8663.

Suffolk

Who: Open to the public
What: 
Bottle Top Collection Program
Where: Various drop off sites throughout the city to be announced on November 15th – but starting saving them today!
What to bring: Bottle tops that have been rinsed clean. Once enough tops are collected a 4′x8′ collage will be created to raise awareness about recycling and the dangers bottle tops pose to wildlife when they are littered. For more information, contact the Litter Control Coordinator at littercontrol@suffolkva.us

The next Suffolk Recycling Drive is April 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at the Lowes Parking in Downtown (1216 N Main St, 23434)

Virginia Beach

Who: Virginia Beach residents only
What: 
Virginia Beach Residential Recycling Program
Where: Virginia Beach Landfill & Resource Recovery Center - 1989 Jake Sears Road
Date: Year-round, Tuesday through Saturday (excluding city observed holidays)
Time: 7am-4:30pm 
What to bring: 
electronics, metals, household hazardous waste, small household items, clothing/shoes, oyster/clam shells and more - for complete details visit www.vbgov.com/landfill

Williamsburg

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: County Drive, Yorktown (off Goodwin Neck Rd)
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

York County

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: County Drive, Yorktown (off Goodwin Neck Rd)
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

Who: Open to residents only of Hampton, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and York County; proof of residency may be required
What: 
VPPSA Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Where: Cooper Elementary School – 200 Marcella Road, Hampton
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 8am-noon 
What to bring: 
Electronics (no TVs, please) and household hazardous waste - view complete event information at VPPSA online

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