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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Be a Winter Hero and Adopt a Hydrant

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The City of Manassas has 1,305 fire hydrants installed to provide fast access to water in the event of an emergency. Winter storms often hide fire hydrants under a mountain of snow, making hydrants impossible to find quickly. In the event of a fire, firef...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Courtesy Truck Service Suspended

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Courtesy Trucks will not be available from October 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020.Our Street Department will be using all trucks available to perform scheduled leaf collection activity and winter road maintenance for our City residents.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

ADVISORY - Fallen trees and limbs

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City of Manassas Resident Reminder: unless a State of Emergency is declared for the City of Manassas, all fallen trees and limbs resulting from storm damage must follow the regular rules for curbside collection. Property owners are responsible for the rem...

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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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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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