VPPSA – James City County – Poquoson – Williamsburg – York County, VA

VPPSA – James City County – Poquoson – Williamsburg – York County, VA


The region may be historical but their recycling efforts are 21st Century! VPPSA has partnered with TFC Recycling and Recycling Perks to provide rewards for recycling. It’s a win for residents, a win for the City, and a win for the environment.


Recycling Perks, The Program

**IMPORTANT: We’re currently working on adding new rewards. Don’t forget to check back regularly!**

VPPSA, TFC Recycling and Recycling Perks are partnership to offer residents the opportunity to earn reward points for placing their recycling carts out for collection. Registered participants can earn up to $25 in discounts each month, which is $300 in discounts each year. Participants may redeem their earned reward points for coupons, discounts and special deals from local and area businesses including restaurants, grocers and others that residents know and love. It’s a win for residents, a win for the City, and a win for the environment.


Recycling Perks is all about your community! We want to make your world greener and support your local economy, therefore more than 95% of the businesses we partner with are locally owned and operated. We also love to hear your input, so don’t hesitate to tell us what partners you’d like to see!


Recycling Perks invites eligible businesses in our service area to participate in the rewards program by offering a discount to local recyclers. The program is free for businesses that participate. More information can be found by clicking here.


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, please visit the VPPSA website.


Recycling collection is based on your location.

For a more detailed list of items accepted please visit the VPPSA website.


Download this helpful guide to better understand the rules of recycling with VPPSA.


Blog Entries

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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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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