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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Recycling Numbers Explained

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The coding on plastic products can be a bit misleading. 

If you are like many of us, when trying to determine whether to recycle something or throw it in the trash, you look for the “chasing arrows” or recycle symbol.  ...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: July 15, 2019

What is “wishful” recycling?

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In 2018, the cost of recycling, in the City of Manassas, increased by over $100,000. The main reason for this is the rising of cost of processing our recyclables due to contamination.

Everyone knows that recycling is the best way to help reduce the cost of...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Keep Virginia Beautiful Awards $1,000 Grant to Keep Manassas Beautiful

City of Manassas Cigarette Fairy Poster

Keep Virginia Beautiful is awarding its annual “30 in 30 Green Grants” to Keep Manassas Beautiful with a grant of $1000 for its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Government, non-profit, civic and service organizations in Virginia we...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

What is Bulk Waste?

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Mattresses, sofas, shelves and exercise equipment (the things that don't fit in the trash container) … people go through a lot of them! It’s what we call “bulk waste.” But why can’t you just set it all out with the trash on trash day?

While everything seem...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Residents Keep Manassas Beautiful!

Osbourn High School Volunteers

Keep Manassas Beautiful would like to thank all of the volunteers who participated in the Great American Cleanup. What a great turn out! Over 100 volunteers participated in 21 cleanups throughout the City collecting more than 1,100 pounds of trash. Keepin...

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Refuse and Recycling
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Yard Waste Not Accepted

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The weather is
getting better and while everyone is out in the garden making Manassasabsolutely gorgeous, there are rules for yard waste that are not being followed
and it is causing a bit of a problem.

  1. Yard Waste collection is on Mondays only. Set out...
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