VRA Events


Recycling Today News Feed

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:17:31 -0500

Marty Kennedy appointed at chief operating officer.

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:01:00 -0500

China Recycling Newell Equipment Co. Ltd. is formed to manufacture and sell Newell equipment in China.

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:27:30 -0500

The law, which requires motorists to slow down and safely change lanes when a waste or recycling truck is stopped, will go into effect on July 1.

Virginia Recycling Association News

Thank you 2017 conference sponsors


Republic Services, Inc.            Glasdon, Inc.      MetalTech Systems

Sims Metal Management


  • AERC Recycling Solutions
  • BE Equipment, Inc.
  • Decade Products
  • Keep Virginia Beautiful
  • PBE Recycling Equipment
  • RDS - Recycling & Disposal Solutions
  • Southeastern Agency Group, Inc.
  • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
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TFC Recycling Tour


TFC Recycling opened their doors to VRA members and guests for an informative tour of their state-of-the-art, single-stream MRF and operation, including their new carton line.  TFC Recycling is the largest recycler in Virginia, serving 700,000 households in Virginia and North Carolina.  Thanks to Mike Benedetto and Kathy Russell for making this tour possible.  

VRA is grateful for member companies such as TFC and Trex who literally make recycling work in Virginia


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Thirteen awards given for 2016 VRA recycling awards

The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) recognizes the best programs in waste reduction, recycling and litter prevention as well as individuals in the state at our annual awards ceremony. See our 2016 winners and start thinking about people and programs you can nominate for our 2017 awards.  

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