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Why Recycle?

Recyclables are materials that can be remanufactured into new products after serving their original purpose. Everyone gains by recycling and reducing waste. Collecting recyclables reduces waste disposal charges and can provide revenues through the sale of collected materials. Collecting recyclables also ensures an adequate supply of raw materials for recycled products. In addition, recycling is good for the environment. It saves energy and natural resources, reduces air and water pollution, and decreases the volume of garbage going into landfills.


Pavan Muddanna, Recycling Coordinator
123, David E. Armstrong Complex
P.O. Box 6909
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: 540-831-7207
Fax: 540-831-7783                                       




Household Hazardous, E-Waste and Document Shredding Event 

New River Resource Authority will be sponsoring a Household Hazardous, E-Waste and Document Shredding event on April 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. behind the Radford High School on Scott Street. For more info on the event and items accepted please click here


RECYCLEMANIA 2014 - 100,000 lbs. 

Every spring RU participates in an annual National recycling competition called RecycleMania. This year RU's Recyclemania Goal is to collect an overall of - 100,000 pounds of recyclable materials (Mixed Paper, Mixed Containers and Cardboard) during the contest. For weekly results / standings please click here