Hanover County Democratic Committee

Moving Hanover Forward

MONTHLY TWO CENTS - RECYCLING OUR SIGNS

By Caroline Cooke

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is one of our themes — or it should be. As good Democrats, we also want to be good stewards of Mother Earth. 
Campaign signs are a recycling challenge because they’re made from multiple materials. Disposing of them requires taking them apart and disposing of each portion based on its material. The good news is that we have a plan to collect the recyclables.

CAN recycle in Virginia:
Yard sign soft, plastic sleeves
Yard sign metal wire stands (that the sleeves slide onto)
Yard sign metal wire stands (that corrugated sign fits onto)

CAN NOT recycle in Virginia, and should be taken to dumpster:
Sturdy, corrugated plastic signs of any size
Plastic coated cardboard (paper) signs of any size. Read more