Sustainability Initiatives

Friday, September 25, 2020 at 11:30 AM EDT – 12:30 PM EDT
Public · Hosted by Sustainable Blacksburg and YMCA at Virginia Tech
Online Event
Tune in via Zoom (details below) for this "Lunch & Learn" panel discussion that will feature recycling leaders in our community. Each panel speaker will provide updates from their area and provide recycling resources for community members. Get the scoop on what's up with local recycling!
Can't make it during lunch? The session will be recorded and made available at another time.
Host: Blake Bensman, Sustainability Manager, Virginia Tech Dining Services and Housing and Residence Life

Panel Discussion Members
Teresa Sweeney - Virginia Tech Facilities, President of the VA Recycling Association
Karen Day - Solid Waste Specialist, Town of Blacksburg
Bill Long - Sustainability Manager, Montgomery Country
Enrique Rebolledo - Associate Director, YMCA at Virginia Tech
Rob Lowe - Environmental Engineer Senior, Environmental Health and Safety Office, Virginia Tech

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YOUR GUIDE TO RECYCLING AT THE Y

 

WHAT WHERE                NOTES                  
Textiles (gently used household items to include books, clothing, housewares, blankets, toys, etc.) Thrift Shop
(Blacksburg)
Please deliver these items to the Thrift Shop dock during business hours.
Electronics (working & non-working)
TV's (from Mont. County residents only)
 Thrift Shop
(Blacksburg)
Please deliver these items to the Thrift Shop dock during business hours.
Batteries (all types)  Thrift Shop
(Blacksburg)
Batteries are accepted at the Thrift Shop dock and within the Thrift Shop, by the counter.
 CFL's, printer cartridges, metals  Thrift Shop
(Blacksburg)
Please deliver these items to the Thrift Shop dock during business hours.