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Posted on: March 30, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of Roanoke, Greater Virginia U.S. Green Building Council Offer Tour

Roanoke, VA – The City of Roanoke and the Greater Virginia Green Building Council invite you to attend a tour of Recycling Disposal Systems (RDS), the single-stream recycling facility in Roanoke.  Participants will tour the facility and watch the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in action.

Date and Time: Monday, April 10, 2017, 9 – 10 a.m. 

Location: Recycling Disposal Systems (RDS) , 835 Korte St. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

Space is limited, and registration is required by April 7, at close of business

Tour Information:

  • Tour starts at 9 a.m. and will last an hour.
  • Light refreshments will be served.
  • Please wear long pants and closed shoes; additional safety gear will be provided.

RDS is located in Norwich neighborhood close to the intersection of Roanoke Street and Bridge Street. 

Directions from Bridge Street and Roanoke Avenue Intersection: turn onto Roanoke Avenue passing the convenience store, 0.4 mile turn right just past Associated Asphalt/white picket fence, drive between the buildings, cross the set of train road tracks, RDS is on the right, parking is on the left.

Note: This is an active work zone please be mindful of truck traffic and do not block access.

For more information, contact Nell Boyle, Sustainability Outreach Coordinator for the City of Roanoke, at 853-5430 or by email at [email protected].


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