Recycling Guidelines

 

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The Region 2000 Services Authority encourages Recycling!

Thank you for doing your part in reducing, reusing, and recycling your daily waste -
we cannot do it without you!
 


Recycling Centers have been made available in each locality throughout Region 2000.  Listed below is information and links that will guide you in determining your nearest recycling drop-off location for those localities that are members of the Region 2000 Services Authority.

Appomattox County:                                               Campbell County:
Appomattox County Recycling Information          Campbell Couny Recycling Information 
Questions? Contact: (434) 352 - 8184                       
Questions? Contact: (434) 332 - 9528 

City of Lynchburg:                                                   Nelson County:
City of Lynchburg Recycling Information              Nelson County Recycling Information
Quick Guide to Recycling Drop-off Locations           Questions? Contact: (434) 263 - 7097               
Questions? Contact: (434) 846 - 2489                                                 


General Recycling Guidelines


Recyclable Material l How to Prepare
metal-icon Drink
&

Food Cans
  • Rinse & Crush

Note:
     ~Labels are OK to leave on can
     ~This includes aluminum and
       steel/tin cans 

paper-icon  Newspaper
&

Inserts
  • All newspaper inserts are OK


Mixed 
Paper


  • Flatten all boxes
Note:
     ~All paper products accepted (no wax paper)

     ~Food & detergent boxes are accepted when 
         uncontaminated with food or oil.
     ~Windowed envelopes and staples are OK 
 plastic-icon Plastic
Bottles &

Jugs
  • Remove lids and discard in
         household trash
  • Rinse and crush
Note:
    ~ Recycle #1 - #7

       (e.g.: soft drink bottles, milk jugs, and
       detergent 
bottles of any color)
 Cardboard-icon Corrugated
Cardboard
  • Flatten all boxes

Note:
     ~Corrugated boxes have a "wavy"
       layer of cardboard inbetween two
       other layers of cardboard. 

 glass-icon Container
Glass
  •  Remove lid
Note:
     ~Not recycled in Lynchburg or Campbell County
     ~All colors of glass bottles and
       jars can be recycled.

Items listed below typically are not accepted at recycling
drop-off centers
but may be accepted at local recycling facilities.

~Cookware     ~Used Aluminum Foil     ~Scrap Metal
~Plastic bags     ~Plastic Boxes     ~String
~Styrofoam     ~Medicine Bottles     ~Clothing
~Batteries     ~Ceramics     ~Glassware
~Light Bulbs     ~Mattresses     ~Packing Peanuts  

Remember:

Incorrect material and/or trash placed in recycling bins may cause
contamination and cause the entire bin to be 
emptied into the Regional Landfill.

"WHEN IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT!"

 

Questions? Contact


Diane Dodd, Regional Recycling Program Manager
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (434) 455 - 6085

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                      Rustburg, VA 24588

     Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
                           (closed major holidays)

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