Colonial Heights, VA

Colonial Heights, VA


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Home to the Violet Bank Museum and Swift Creek Mill, Colonial Heights residents are big recyclers! Colonial Heights residents are mighty in their enthusiasm for recycling! They hold an annual Fool for Art Festival that covers everything from science to games and they recycle every other week.

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Recycling Perks, The Program


Colonial Heights is part of the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority so Colonial Heights residents can find much-needed waste and recycling information on the CVWMA-Colonial Heights page. Recycling in Colonial Heights is every other Friday. If you need a reminder emailed to you about recycling collection day, use the collection reminder tool found in your Recycling Perks My Account page.

Colonial Heights trash containers are red and recycling containers are green. The City has created a frequently asked questions pamphlet which you can view and download online by clicking here.

Recycling Perks welcomes Colonial Heights businesses to participate in the rewards program by offering a discount to local recyclers. The program is free for businesses to participate and more information can be found by clicking here.

KNOW WHAT IS RECYCLABLE IN YOUR CITY


Download this helpful guide to better understand the rules of recycling in Colonial Heights.

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Blog Entries


How to tell your kids that Santa went green this year

We are all trying to make a difference this holiday season thinking more sustainably, but for some people with young kids that can be a tough choice to make. At what point do parents feel like they are robbing their kids of the holiday magic?

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Don’t do it!

New Year’s resolutions tend to be about resolving to do something different in the next year. Most of them relate to working out more, eating better, or spending more time with our families. So we have scoured our blog articles from the past year to come up with a list of things not to do next year. Because, in theory, it’s easier not to do something than do something, right?

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Shop Small doesn’t stop on Saturday

It has always been a passion of ours here at Recycling Perks to support local small businesses. So as you can assume, hearing that Small Business Saturday broke records this year warmed our hearts. According to American Express, the creators of the Shop Small movement, over $19 billion dollars was spent at small businesses across the country during Small Business Saturday 2019–the most in its 10-year history! We want to encourage you to keep that going, not just one day a year but all year long!

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Rinse, wash, reuse

If you are like us then you have acquired quite the random collection of reusable bags from cotton, to linen, canvas and possibly even ones made from reusable plastic bottles. It’s great to have a bunch, it ensures that you won’t ever be caught juggling leaving the grocery store. But, we have a question for you, did you ever think about the number of bacteria that could be lingering on your bags? Gross! Check out some tips below for cleaning those bags. 

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