York County, Virginia

Trex Recycling Challenge Continues,
Turn Plastic Bags Into More Benches!

Thank you to the citizens of York County for the overwhelming participation in the Trex Recycling Challenge. Our collections have earned us at least one new bench to donate to a county school, and we are looking into ways to increase that number for more benches. As of July 31, the Tabb and Yorktown Libraries will no longer be collection sites for this program. Plastic bags, one-time plastic wrap and film will still be collected at the Waste Management Facility/Transfer Center at 145 Goodwin Neck Road, Yorktown. We will also collect them at the Yorktown Markets on August 18, September 15, and October 20 (look for our York County Beautification Committee booth!) If other locations are identified as collection locations, we will update our website with that information as well. We appreciate your continued participation in this outstanding program.

As a reminder...

DO Include:
Grocery bags
Bread bags
Newspaper sleeves
Case overwrap
Dry cleaning bags
Ice bags
Wood pellet bags
Ziploc and other reclosable bags
Produce bags
Bubble wrap
Salt bags
Cereal bags

DON’T Include:
Trash of any kind
Recyclables that can be included in the curbside program
Bags with food particles, moisture, or residue (only plastic that is clean, dry, and free of food and debris)

For more information, please contact the Waste Management Center at (757) 890-3780.

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