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Regular Service

 Quadrant  Regular Service Day Inclement Weather/
Holiday Service Day
 Southeast Quadrant  Monday  Wednesday
 Northwest Quadrant  Tuesday  Wednesday
 Northeast Quadrant  Thursday  Saturday
 Southwest Quadrant  Friday  Saturday


2017 Recycling Calendar
 (156kb pdf)

Scheduled Cleanup and Curbside Collection Service

View the Quadrant Map (785kb pdf) or Large street map with quadrants (1.32mb pdf)

Call the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling hotline at 540-961-1894 to confirm whether inclement weather or a holiday will affect service.

Please see the Curbside Recycling Guidelines to learn more. For further information, contact the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling at 540-443-1212 or recycle@blacksburg.gov.

Sustainability Week

  • Date: 09/21/2017

Sustainability Week is week-long slate of events held each year by the Town of Blacksburg in partnership with Virginia Tech and Sustainable Blacksburg, a local citizens’ group. This year, Sustainability Week will feature nearly 30 events. 

Details for the full schedule of this year’s Sustainability Week events can be found at http://sustainableblacksburgva.org/events/sustainability-week-2017/.  

For more information, contact Carol Davis, Sustainability Manager, Town of Blacksburg, at cdavis@blacksburg.gov or 540-443-1617.

 

Events for Thursday, Sept. 21

SEEDS, Freshwater Heritage of Blacksburg: Stroubles Creek & 16 Frogs Tour

2:30-4:30 p.m.
Meet up at SEEDS/Blacksburg Nature Center at the Price House, 107 Wharton St., SE. Please note that parking is limited at the Nature Center, please plan to bike, walk, or carpool to this event.

Find your connection to Stroubles Creek, and to the New River and Gulf of Mexico. We’ll follow the trail of the stream and discover why the 16 original blocks of Blacksburg were founded in this area. Be prepared with appropriate clothes, water and snacks. We’ll find some of Blacksburg’s most historic locations and also find a few of the 16 (bronze sculpted) green frogs installed so far as part of the “16 Frogs” project that SEEDS is part of developing. *Kid/family friendly

The tour will be led by Dr. Mike Rosenzweig, Senior Instructor, Virginia Tech Dept. of Biological Sciences; Director, Biological Sciences Outreach and SEEDS – Blacksburg Nature Center

For more information, visit Blacksburg Price House Nature CenterSEEDS16 FrogsBiological Sciences Outreach Program

 

Downtown/Neighborhood Cleanup of Stroubles Creek Tributaries

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Meet up at SEEDs/Blacksburg Nature Center at the Price House, 107 Wharton St., SE

Immediately following the tour of Blacksburg’s freshwater heritage tributaries that feed into Stroubles Creek, the Environmental Coalition at Virginia will be leading a cleanup along the neighborhood streets that are most likely to impact Stroubles Creek. Yucky items abound, so perhaps don’t wear your fancy clothes. Collection bags and gloves provided. *Kid/family friendly, but may not be a suitable activity for very young children

For more information, visit Volunteer SignUp PageEnvironmental Coalition at Virginia Tech, or contact calyssa1@vt.edu.

 

Week Long Events: Sept. 16-24

Kids’ Activities Passport

This year for Sustainability Week we are offering something new – a passport to all the activities that are kid/family friendly. Kids who participate in at least four Sustainability Week activities (initialed by parent/teacher) will receive a special prize. Please visit the website and look for *kid/family friendly" to find all the fantastic events you and your kid can attend.

Passports can be picked up at the SEEDS Office/Price House Nature Center, 107 Wharton St., SE, the Blacksburg Children’s Museum, 1470 S. Main St., Suite 106, the YMCA Thrift Store, 1000 N Main St., or Imaginations Toy and Furniture, 1531 S. Main St. If you would like the passport emailed to you, please contact sustainability@blacksburg.gov. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent at all Sustainability Week events. Prizes for completed passports can be collected at any of the places where passports were distributed, or at the Town of Blacksburg Sustainability Office at 141 Jackson St.

 

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Friday and Saturday, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sunday, 3, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m., 7 and 9:15 p.m.;  Tuesday - Thursday, 7 & 9:15 p.m., The Lyric Theatre, 135 College Ave.

A decade after "An Inconvenient Truth" (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. A sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth," the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy. Rating PG. Run time 98 minutes

For more information, visit An Inconvenient Sequel

 

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