What can I recycle?

Spotsylvania Recycles bases collection off of a Single Stream Program. This program allows residents the ease and convenience of placing all acceptable materials into a single hopper. This enhanced recycling program decreases the amount of trash generated and increases the diversion/recycling rate, saving valuable Landfill space.

Single Stream Recycling (PDF) allows you to mix all your recycling into one container. Staff has evaluated other options and has found that this method is the most economical to the taxpayer in meeting state-mandated recycling goals. Staff will continue to explore new options to continue to seek the most economical form of recycling for its customers. No Plastic Bags or Styrofoam.

For more information, view the Accepted Items page.

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1. What is recycling?
2. What can I recycle?
3. Where can I recycle?
4. What is single stream recycling?
5. Why is it important to only put items that can be recycled in the recycling bin?