Recycling & Garbage

Recycling and Garbage Services Overview

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Richmond delivers a wide range of recycling and waste management services for residents to ensure all waste is managed effectively and efficiently, and adheres to sustainability principles. The following are the key recycling and waste management services offered through out the City.

PDF Document Recycling & Solid Waste Management 2016: On Track for 80% Waste Diversion

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Sign-Up for Free Recycling and Garbage Reminders
Single-family home residents can sign-up for free recycling and garbage pick up day reminders. Residents can set up how they want to receive reminders, which are available by email, text message, Twitter or a phone call. The tool is simple and easy to use. Just enter your address below and click on "Find."

This service does not apply to townhomes and multi-family dwellings with private garbage pickup or Blue Carts. Please contact your property management company for your pickup schedule.

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