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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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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RECYCLING DAY: JAN 8, 2022

Join us to recycle #5 plastic, plastic film, printer ink, household batteries, lightly worn sneakers, medicine bottles, razor blades and packaging from Toms, Weleda & Burt’s Bees. We will be making a special collection of e-waste to deliver to Carillion Clinic’s e-waste recycling event in Roanoke. This is also happening …

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Special Collection at Nov 20 Recycling Day

In addition to our usual collections we will be taking corks for a local school project and surplus gift wrapping materials for our free Sustainable Gift Wrapping service on Dec 18. We’ll also be taking the usual materials, listed on our recycling page: https://sustainfloyd.org/programs/recycling-initiative/

Composting

Composting with Mark Hammas

Learn about inexpensive and thoughtful ways to turn your food waste back into nourishment for the soil. Mark gives ideas for low cost, efficient and bear proof composing.

Recycled Plastic Lantern

#5 Plastics Get a New Life

We are excited to share the work some Industrial Design students from Virginia Tech on products made from recycled #5 plastic. Ryan Conklin, collected a big load of the #5 plastic we collected at our recycling event last week for his project. He will be shredding melting, molding and machining …

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Floyd Recycling Event 2021

Recycling Event at the Floyd Farmers Market

SustainFloyd is collecting recyclables at the Floyd Farmers Market from 9:30 am to 11:30 am on October 2, October 30, and November 20, 2021. We will be set up at the Farmers Market Extension at the Village Green, right behind the Farmers Market Pavilion.

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