Recycling Collection

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what to recycleRecycling Collection Update
1. The City of Manassas provides residents with recycling containers. You may also use your own hard-sided container with a tight fitting lid.

2. Fill your recycling cart with items to be recycled (metal food and beverage cans, food and beverage plastic containers, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, cardboard boxes) - PLEASE NO PLASTIC BAGS.
3. Trash and recycling carts should be set out at the curb/street line no later than 6 a.m. on your regular collection day.
4. Please pull your trash / recycling carts back to the house after collection. Do not leave trash / recycling carts in common areas, fire lanes, or at the curb / street line.

What is recycling?
Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. The City of Manassas has a 53.6% recycling rate, and we could reach 55% with your help!

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