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America Recycles Day LogoClean out your office, your shed and your closet – it’s time for America Recycles Day! Each year on November 15, joins with others around the nation to promote and celebrate all that recycling does for our communities. Recycling creates jobs, saves natural resources, reduces our dependence on landfills, and allows your unwanted items to have a second life.

Cities and counties across Hampton Roads are celebrating America Recycles Day with a variety of recycling collection events and educational opportunities during the month of November. Collection events differ by locality but may accept electronics, plastic bags, ink and toner cartridges, household hazardous waste, documents for shredding or unwanted household items and clothing. Find out what’s happening where you live!

Did you know some cities and counties offer free specialty recycling year-round through drop-off recycling? Learn more about the drop-off recycling options in your city or county and recycle more, trash less this America Recycles Day – and every day!