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Welcome to our October 2020 Newsletter

U.S. Plastics Pact
A Message from our Executive Director

CVWMA encourages the public to reduce what you have, reuse as much as possible and recycle what you can. As part of this solutions-driven initiative to rethink the way we design, use, and reuse plastics CVWMA is committed to be a part of driving a circular economy for plastic, in which it never becomes waste or pollution. To learn more , visit

Kim Hynes, Executive Director

CVWMA Collections on Regular Schedule Columbus Day

CVWMA residential recycling and trash collections will be on regular schedule on Mon, Oct 12 (Columbus Day). There will be no holiday delay in collections the week of October 12-16  

Visit our website at  or call (804) 340-0900 (recycling) or (804) 425-0500 (trash). 

Educational Resources and CVWMA

As we continue to navigate COVID-19 and social distancing, CVWMA and many of its local partners continue to provide educational programs and resources "virtually". As families homeschool, work from home, or are looking for fun activities reusing basic household recyclables, we encourage you you to follow CVWMA on FacebookTwitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. We offer a Kids' Page too! 

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The fall National Prescription Drug Take Back Day  is scheduled for Saturday, October 24 from 10 am - 2 pm. These events offer citizens a safe, convenient, and responsible way to properly dispose of unused prescription drugs through local law enforcement. Click here to find an event where you live.

Central Virginia Waste Management Authority

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2100 W. Laburnum
Suite 105
Richmond, VA 23227
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Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is a public service authority that implements solid waste management and recycling programs for 13 local governments.
Mission: Fostering regional collaboration to provide planning, resources, and education in order to reduce, reuse, recycle and manage solid waste for our 13 jurisdictions.
Vision: To being the recognized leader in regionally sustainable waste management practices that protect the environment.
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