From the Department of Public Works:
WHO: Department of Public Works, Clean City Commission, Department of Public Utilities
(Stormwater Utility) and RVA Financial
WHAT: E-Cycle Day to include paper shredding and the collection of various electronics, pesticides,
herbicides and oil-based paints
WHEN: Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: 6807 Midlothian Turnpike (old K-mart Parking Lot)
BACKGROUND: The City of Richmond’s E-Cycle Day offers City residents an efficient option to recycle paper and to help keep hazardous waste materials out of city waterways, streams and rivers. This free event is available to city residents – proof of residency is required.
- Document Shredding Up to five (5) boxes of documents. Be sure to remove all binders, staples and clips
- Electronics Computer systems (hard drive or CPU) and accessories (cables, wires, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.) VCRs, camcorders, stereos and all phones . Televisions, computer monitors and printers (Fees per item: $12 for LCD TVs, $23 for TVs & CRTs less than 27 inches and $30 if the item is over 27 inches, $2.50 for desktop printers and $7.50 for office printers)
- Recycle Bins Clean up and drop off your small curbside recycle bins for reuse in city schools
- Pesticides, Herbicides and Oil-based Paints Bug spray, rodent poison and herbicides (roundup, Weed B Gon etc.) o Note: Latex and water-based paints will not be collected. These items can be left in open paint cans until they have dried out and then put in with regular curbside trash pick-up.
For more information on the Richmond E-Cycle Day, visit www.RichmondGov.com