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Regular Service

 Quadrant  Regular Service Day Inclement Weather/
Holiday Service Day
 Southeast Quadrant  Monday  Wednesday
 Northwest Quadrant  Tuesday  Wednesday
 Northeast Quadrant  Thursday  Saturday
 Southwest Quadrant  Friday  Saturday


2019 Recycling calendar (PDF)

Scheduled Cleanup and Curbside Collection Service

View the Quadrant Map or Large street map with quadrants 

Call the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling hotline at 540-961-1894 to confirm whether inclement weather or a holiday will affect service.

Please see the Curbside Recycling Guidelines to learn more on what you can recycle. Visit Spring and Fall Cleanup for cleanup guidelines. For further information, contact the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling at 540-443-1212 or recycle@blacksburg.gov.

Sustainability Week

  • Date: 09/15/2019  

Service Project – Invasive Species at Stadium Woods

Come help us remove the invasive species that are threatening this stand of old growth forest right on the edge of VT Campus. Thorns aplenty so dress accordingly – close toed shoes are a must! If you have your own loppers/pruners and/or leather gloves, please bring them. Leaders from the NRV Master Naturalists will be on hand to provide history of stadium woods and guidance on the proper methods for invasive species removal.  

Kid/family friendly but may not be suitable for families with younger children (i.e. poison ivy and lots of thorns). Please wear close toed shoes and appropriate clothing! 

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Location/Directions: Stadium Woods, VT Campus – Park in the Maintenance Lot (football Lot 3) on Sterrett Street; parking permit not needed on Sundays, gather on pathway next to police station (leads to Stadium Woods).

Additional Information: Friends of Stadium WoodsNRV Master NaturalistsView event on Facebook.

 

The Last Plastic Straw Campaign

Every day in the U.S., people use 500 million straws a day – enough to circle to planet more than two-and-a-half times! Straws are now one of the top 10 marine debris items found on our beaches. And by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean.

Throughout the week we will be celebrating businesses who have pledged to lessen their straw use in 2018 and announcing new establishments that join us in ‘The Last Plastic Straw Blacksburg Restaurant Campaign’ to reduce community and global straw use.

 

Try Transit Week

Take the pledge to use transit this week and you could win free transit for a year! Sign up at Try Transit VA and ride BT. Public transportation is a great way to get around Blacksburg and connect to your job, shopping, entertainment, restaurants and sightseeing. Every day thousands of Virginians use transit, and it’s easy to see why! Public transportation saves money, helps the environment and reduces traffic congestion. To earn additional rewards while using transit, and to learn about additional alternative transportation options check out RIDE Solutions. Try Transit Week flyer

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