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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Recycling Saves Space

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There has been a lot of misinformation in the news lately about the end of recycling as we know it. Don’t believe it! Recent issues with recycling contamination or “wishful and dirty recycling” have led to an international re...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

See Our New Videos

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Check out our new videos explaining how shredding, electronic and household hazardous waste drop offs work. We are working with some new technology – so we’ll be creating more soon! Just visit www.manassascity.org/trash and lo...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Big Shred Success

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The City would like to thank the more than 220 residents who dropped their paper off for shredding as part of our Big Summer Shred on July 7th. We collected 12,400lbs (6.2 tons) of paper in just 4 hours! Our next shred event will be on Saturday, November ...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: July 9, 2018

HHW Drop Off Days

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City of Manassas residents have 9 Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Days every year at the Manassas Transfer Station. Check out our new video.

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Recycling Your Electronics

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Recycling your electronics in the City of Manassas is easy. Check out our new video to find out more!

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Get into Grasscycling!

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Leaving grass clippings saves time, money, and protects the environment. Mowing time is reduced since bagging and disposal are eliminated. The clippings add beneficial organic matter and nutrients to soil. This in turn reduces fertilizer and water needs, ...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Rinse Out Your Trash and Recycling Containers

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Summer can bring out the worst in your trash and recycling containers. The heat raises the temperature of the carts and the smells can be a bit more than you can handle. Here’s an easy an inexpensive way to keep your containers clean. ( You will...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Timing is Everything

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Setting out your trash and recycling is all about timing. Make sure that you set your carts out the night before your collection day. The route schedules for our contractor changes frequently and the timing of your collection may vary. Please make sure th...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Recycle Your Cardboard

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One of the main reasons for that is something called “The Amazon Effect.” More shoppers are purchasing goods online that requires shipping. Clean cardboard fetches anywhere from $160- $200 per ton. Over 100 billion boxes are produced e...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Keep Manassas Beautiful Wins President’s Circle Award

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Keep Manassas Beautiful has received the President’s Circle Award from Keep America Beautiful in recognition of exemplary performance in creating a clean, green and beautiful community. This award belongs to our extraordinary volunteers who have...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Shredding Days for the City of Manassas

Here are the scheduled shredding days for 2018:

  • April 7th (Manassas Transfer Station) 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
  • April 21st (Live Well Festival - Water Tower parking lot)  9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • July 7th (Manassas Transfer Station) 8 a.m. - 12 p....
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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Recycling Plastic Grocery Bags and Plastic Film

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Recycling Plastic
Grocery Bags and Plastic Film

Thanks to everyone who called to ask about recycling plastic grocery bags.  

Plastic bags, as common as they are, are still not as widely recycled as other forms of plastic. According to the EPA, onl...

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