Celebrate Clean Commuting in Blacksburg May is Clean Commute Month with employers across the New River and Roanoke Valleys entering into a bit of friendly competition to see which workplace can log the most active commute trips.  We’re proud to announce that the Town of Blacksburg employees were the 2016 […]

Clean Commuting!

Ytoss Volunteer
Ytoss is the YMCA at Virginia Tech’s largest sustainability initiative. Each year, volunteers collect gently-used items during student move-out and make them available for sale during student move-in on Virginia Tech’s campus. Profits support the YMCA Student Programs. YToss is always looking for volunteers – especially from community members since student help […]

Do you know about YToss?!

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My Waste mobile app puts recycling/garbage collection information on smart phones The Town of Blacksburg has launched an app called My Waste for garbage, recycling, and special waste collection details, for its refuse and recycling customers. With  My Waste Blacksburg residents can check details for regular and special collections and events for spring and […]


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You may already know that, for over a year now, Sustainable Blacksburg has been collecting used household batteries from six Downtown Blacksburg merchants and correctly sorting and packaging them so that they can be sent to the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority (MRSWA). From what we have learned last year, and with […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Saturday, 03 May, 10 AM to 12 ...