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Meridian Waste and Lunenburg County Recycling Drop-Off Event

Apr 14, 2021
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Meridian Waste and Lunenburg County Recycling Drop-Off Event


WHO:Meridian Waste Virginia, LLC, a subsidiary of Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, and Lunenburg County.

WHAT: Meridian Waste and Lunenburg County will host a county-wide Recycling Right event open to all residents. 

WHEN: April 17, 2021. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

WHERE: Central High School - 131 K-V Rd, Victoria, VA 23974. Main Parking Lot 

WHY:Meridian Waste and Lunenburg County are each committed to a cleaner and greener community. The Recycling Right Drop-Off event has been created for residents of Lunenburg County to recycle during the drop-off event and ongoing. 

Residents are encouraged to separate their recycling materials into four categories before heading to the drop-off event. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and vehicles will be able to drive close to the drop-off containers for residents to unload their items. The four recycling categories or “streams” are noted below. 

Acceptable items for recycling:

  1. Plastics labeled #1 & #2 such as plastic bottles. Plastics must be clear and non-black.

  2. Steel and aluminum cans.

  3. Mixed papers: Office paper, junk mail, shopping receipts, newspapers.

  4. Clean, corrugated cardboard. Boxes must be broken down and tape removed. 

All items must be rinsed clean and dried before drop-off. Soiled items, such as greasy pizza boxes, unrinsed soda pop cans, and waxy paper are not acceptable and will be rejected as they contaminate the recycling stream. 

The event is sponsored by Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill located at 45 Landfill Rd. in Lunenburg. The landfill has undergone significant improvements since Meridian Waste assumed management of the site.  For example, the former unlined landfill has been closed per Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. 

New, state-of-the-art disposal cells have been constructed and are now being utilized, and a new scale house has been constructed along with many aesthetic improvements which have been completed at the site. 


Visit or the Lunenburg County events page at

IMAGE: LunenburgRecycling Right Event Flyer



About Meridian Waste 

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business is centered on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in Northeast Fla., Augusta, Ga., St. Louis, Mo., Raleigh, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Knoxville, Tenn., Blacksburg, Va., Harrisonburg, Va, and Richmond, Va. servicing more than 129,905 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates 11 hauling companies, seven transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), three municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills in which 907,756 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit

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