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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Celebrate National Garbage Man Day the Week of June 17th

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The next time you see a trash or recycling truck from American Disposal Services roll by, take a moment to consider what they do for the City of Manassas. In 2017, the crews made over 755 thousand collections of trash and recycling. They picked up more th...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Big Summer Shred!

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Did you miss all the shredding events in April? Don’t worry! The City of Manassas is having a Big Summer Shred on Saturday July 7th at the Manassas Transfer Station (8305 Quarry Road off Liberia Avenue.) Drop off your personal documents for shre...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Get into Grasscycling!

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Leaving grass clippings saves time, money, and protects the environment. Mowing time is reduced since bagging and disposal are eliminated. The clippings add beneficial organic matter and nutrients to soil. This in turn reduces fertilizer and water needs, ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Rinse Out Your Trash and Recycling Containers

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Summer can bring out the worst in your trash and recycling containers. The heat raises the temperature of the carts and the smells can be a bit more than you can handle. Here’s an easy an inexpensive way to keep your containers clean. ( You will...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Timing is Everything

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Setting out your trash and recycling is all about timing. Make sure that you set your carts out the night before your collection day. The route schedules for our contractor changes frequently and the timing of your collection may vary. Please make sure th...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Recycle Your Cardboard

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One of the main reasons for that is something called “The Amazon Effect.” More shoppers are purchasing goods online that requires shipping. Clean cardboard fetches anywhere from $160- $200 per ton. Over 100 billion boxes are produced e...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

From One Pallet to Another

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Upcycling wooden pallets is really popular, right now. From furniture to wine racks – shipping pallets are getting a second life as something interesting and original for your home. Art students from Nicole Lively’s class at Osbourn Hi...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Keep Manassas Beautiful Wins President’s Circle Award

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Keep Manassas Beautiful has received the President’s Circle Award from Keep America Beautiful in recognition of exemplary performance in creating a clean, green and beautiful community. This award belongs to our extraordinary volunteers who have...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Shredding Days for the City of Manassas

Here are the scheduled shredding days for 2018:

  • April 7th (Manassas Transfer Station) 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
  • April 21st (Live Well Festival - Water Tower parking lot)  9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • July 7th (Manassas Transfer Station) 8 a.m. - 12 p....
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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Recycling Plastic Grocery Bags and Plastic Film

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Recycling Plastic
Grocery Bags and Plastic Film

Thanks to everyone who called to ask about recycling plastic grocery bags.  

Plastic bags, as common as they are, are still not as widely recycled as other forms of plastic. According to the EPA, onl...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Does Your Landscaper or Lawn Care Provider Know?

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Does Your Landscaper or Lawn Care Provider Know?

Spring is here and soon it will be time to think about your lawn again. The next time you have a discussion with your landscaper or lawn care provider, please make sure that they know what to do with your ya...

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