It’s pronounced Nor-folk and residents are keeping it green! With waterways, trees, and abundant marshland and wetlands to protect, Norfolk made it a priority to be cleaner, greener, smarter. One way you can help is by recycling! And, you’ll get rewarded for recycling with Recycling Perks. Your recycling containers are bright blue and recycling collection is every other week.
Recycling Perks, The Program
Recycling Perks, the program
Norfolk is central to Hampton Roads and is home to many great attractions that keep residents occupied when they’re not recycling and being green. Norfolkians are more hip than hipsters when it comes to recycling and the environment.
Need A 2nd Recycling Cart?
Norfolk wants to make sure you can recycle as much as possible. They’ll gladly deliver a 2nd recycling cart if you need one! Email the Norfolk Impact Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a 2nd cart.
Recycling Beyond The Cart
There are many items that can be recycled, but not in your curbside cart like household hazardous waste. If you would like to recycle batteries, electronics, and other hazardous material, visit the City’s recycling website.
Recycling Perks welcomes Norfolk 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.
To download the Norfolk Recycling Perks rack card, click here!
KNOW WHAT IS RECYCLABLE IN YOUR CITY
Download this helpful guide to better understand the rules of recycling with the City of Norfolk.Download
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