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County Recycling Rate
Increases to 41.3%
County Continues to
Exceed State Mandate
Prince William County achieved a recycle rate of 41.3% in 2012. The Prince William County Public Works, Solid Waste Division Recycling Office received confirmation from Virginia Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) of the County’s Recycling Rate in June. This was an increase from the 2011 recycling rate of 40.7%.
The Commonwealth of Virginia requires each city, county, town or region to maintain a minimum recycling rate. It is 25% for Prince William County. Based upon the criteria established by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Prince William County exceeded the mandated recycling rate again this year.