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RECYCLING REPORT RESULTS FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2019

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COUNTY RECYCLING RATE FOR 2019 IS 38.2%

Prince William County increased its recycling rate to 38.2 percent for 2019. This is almost a three percent 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 percent recycling rate again in 2019. The percentage increase is the highest the County has achieved since 2016.

Annual Recycling Rate
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%
2020 TBD


 

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