Recycling October 1 is ON

Rain or Shine: Tomorrow we’re collecting recyclables and reusables tomorrow. Bring them to the SustainFloyd office, next to the Farmers Market. So much of what we throw out, or even recycle, can be more environmentally handled by finding a reuse. Many of our market vendors and other small businesses in …

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The Film Series: The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic presents a cohesive timeline of how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry has successfully manipulated the narrative around it. From the extraction of fossil fuels and plastic disposal to the global resistance fighting back, The Story of Plastic is …

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Recycling Event May 7

With the reopening of the Farmers Market we will be offering a monthly recycling event. Here’s a list of the items we will be collecting for recycling this month: #5 Plastic (for example yogurt pots) Medicine Bottles with Caps (labels removed) Plastic Film (for example single use shopping and produce …

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The Revolution Generation

The Revolution Generation

SustainFloyd’s latest offering in our online film series is the new documentary The Revolution Generation from Josh & Rebecca Tickell, (Kiss the Earth, Fuel, Pump). The film will be available for on-demand viewing anytime from Earth Day, April 22 to May 22, 2022. Please complete the sign up form below …

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Recycling Days

Bring your #5 plastic & plastic film Floyd County is working hard to provide recycling options to our community and we have great resources in the recycling containers at the green box sites. Please use those for the commonly recycled items. It is important to clean and sort your recycling so …

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VA Tech Competition: Design for a Less Wasteful Future

Working with Virginia Tech Department of Industrial Design and their Chair, Martha Sullivan, SustainFloyd sponsored a competition to design products or systems that could reduce waste. After an initial presentation of SustainFloyd’s challenge by Haden Polseno-Hensley, Mark Bolt, and Katy Morikawa the students, working in groups, started an intense process …

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