We are glad that you are interested in learning more about recycling options around Blacksburg! However, it is important to consider how you can Reduce and REUSE before you resort to recycling. In particular, many items can be repurposed and distributed to local teachers and nonprofits through The New River Valley Creative Reuse Center!
Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority
Visit MRWSA’s website to learn more about their solid waste management practices, safe disposal guides, metal buy backs, contact information, and more.
The YMCA at Virginia Tech
The YMCA at Virginia Tech’s Sustainability Initiative Program focuses on promoting a green community through the recycling of metal, electronics, textiles, and batteries while cutting down on the volume of recyclable items placed into landfills and the waste stream. Visit the YMCA at Virginia Tech website to learn how you can recycle textiles, electronics, batteries, CFLs, printer cartridges, and metals!
New River Recycling
Electronics and metals recycling/buy back with locations in Radford and Christiansburg.
Plastic Bag Recycling by TREX
Give your plastic bags new life by dropping them off at the following locations:
- Blacksburg Community Center, 725 Patrick Henry Drive (thanks to Blacksburg Junior Women’s Club)
- Christiansburg Farmers Market