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Annual Reporting

ANNUAL RECYCLING REPORT SURVEY (click link) DUE DATE IS OCTOBER 15, 2021 FOR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY BUSINESSES.

WASTE HAULERS/COLLECTORS AND LARGE GENERATORS THAT SELF HAUL MUST COMPLETE THE UNIFORM RECYCLING & REFUSE REPORT BY FEBRRARY 15.

ANNUAL REPORTING FOR PW COUNTY BUSINESSES AND WASTE HAULERS

Prince William County Businesses Must Complete a Recycling Report Survey

Beginning in 2021, Prince William County Code requires all businesses and other non-residential properties that produce trash or recycling in the county to report their activities to the Department of Public Works by October 15 of each year. The Solid Waste Division of Public Works uses the information to comply with recycling reporting requirements established by the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

The report should be completed by the person who is most familiar with trash and recycling collection for the property or business.
Please note: Home based county businesses DO NOT need to complete the report.  Businesses located within the cities or towns DO NOT need to complete the report.

The Business Recycling Report Survey should take 10-15 minutes to complete online and a confirmation email will be issued.

To help you complete the survey, here are some frequently asked questions and answers.

For questions about whether a business or non-residential property is within the county, here is  zip code listing for Prince William County

To receive a direct link to the recycling report and Prince William County zip code information, email [email protected]

After reviewing the available information, if you still have questions or need assistance, call 703-792-4670 (TTY: 711).

 

Waste Haulers/Collectors Must Complete the Uniform Recycling & Refuse Report 

All solid waste and recycling haulers permitted to provide service in Prince William County are required to complete an annual report of recycling activities by February 15 of each year.   Link to Uniform Recycling & Refuse Report 2021 for 2020 activity is here.

 

RECYCLING REPORT RESULTS 

COUNTY RECYCLING RATE FOR 2019 IS 38.2%

Prince William County increased its recycling rate to 38.2% for 2019. This is almost a 3% increase from the 2018 rate. The Virginia Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) Prince William County confirmed this rate in September 2020.

The Commonwealth of Virginia requires each city, county, town, or region to maintain a minimum recycling rate.  Based upon the criteria established by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Prince William County exceeded its mandated 25% recycling rate again in 2019.  The percentage increase is the highest the County has achieved since 2016.

Calendar Year Recycling Rate
​2011 ​40.7%
2012 41.3%
2013 40.5%
2014 38.7%
2015 33.7%
2016 36.8%
​2017 ​34.6%
​2018 ​35.3%
​2019 ​38.2%