Suffolk, VA

Suffolk, VA


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Suffolk residents take care of business when it comes to peanuts and recycling! Residents enjoy a quaint downtown filled with local shops and family restaurants. Suffolk maybe home to part of the Great Dismal Swamp but nothing is dismal about their recycling efforts! Recycling is every other week and containers are bright blue.

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Recycling Perks, The Program


Learn A Bit More About Recycling In Suffolk

Suffolk recycling goes beyond the cart. Check out the City’s recycling page to learn about drop off locations, special recycling events and guidelines for using your blue recycling cart. Recycling is every other week on the same day as trash collection.

Recycling Perks welcomes Suffolk 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 with the City of Suffolk.

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Blog Entries


What’s the best way to dispose of my campaign sign?

The record turnout for this year’s election can only mean one thing – a record number of campaign signs in yards. As the dust settles, you might be left with questions. Questions like: What’s the best way to dispose of my campaign sign? We’re glad you asked. 

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Be a hero, shop small this summer.

Do you plan on vacationing or staycationing this summer? Think about the impact your vacation can have on the communities you visit. Many small businesses have been devastated by COVID-19 and the loss of business it has caused. So, as you pass through these little towns, find a local spot you can stop at. Get your ice at the corner store, grab last-minute supplies from the local hardware store, fill your cooler at a local grocery store, and avoid big chains when grabbing something to eat. 

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Sun’s out fun’s out! 3 steps to make a green picnic basket!

Yes! It’s finally here, our old friend, summer! Restrictions around COVID have changed the way we interact and have fun but there’s still one action that is safe, simply sublime and fun anytime. A picnic! Let us show you how to green up your picnic and turn one-time use products into a thing of the past during your fun time in the sunshine. This can be a fun activity to do with the kids or a romantic one with your partner. 

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3 tips to be green and stay healthy during reopening

We’ve been on lockdown for what seems like an eternity and for a lot of us Perksters this has been a trying year to be a Planeteer. Many things about the way we live our lives changed almost instantly to prevent the spread of Covid19. Outdoor events were canceled, stifling any environmental engagement, our favorite eco-friendly businesses and restaurants were closed and one of the biggest upsets was the rollback on legislation against using plastic bags. Let’s face it, for those of us who celebrate Earth Day like it’s Christmas, this experience was one big lump of coal in our stocking but we’re still not out of the woods yet. Now that most areas are reopening we wanted to share 3 tips on what you can do to stay green while being safe during Covid19.

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