BOCO elected officials and employees work extremely hard to provide accurate, transparent, and timely information to the public. This week we have some questions regarding recycling in Botetourt County.
Rumor: Recycling in Botetourt County is comingled with other waste and is placed in the landfill.
Fact: The Commonwealth of Virginia mandates 15% of waste is to be recycled per the Department of Environmental Quality(DEQ). GFL, Kessler, and Kelley's do allow their customers to commingle their plastic and tin cans every other week.
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