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Community & Community Outreach

RDS-Virginia is passionate sponsor for many local charities. RDS encourages its employees to volunteer in the local community, make a difference and show leadership by being a model citizen. This has allowed us to build even stronger relationships with our community and our customers and making the Commonwealth of Virginia a better place to live.

RDS has forged strong partnerships with municipalities around the state and understands how to design and implement a successfully recycling program that has winning advantages for all parties.

Here are some of our employees with local leaders and industry partners out in the community.
  • Mike Felkerwith governor McDonell at the Joy Fund/Charity Bowl in Norfolk
  • Solid Waste Employee with the City of Portsmouth with Joe Benedetto at an E-Waste Recycling Event in Downtown Portsmouth during the Fall of 2012.
  • The Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show in Chicago during the Fall
  • RDS Customer, Jonathan Honchar, and Mike Felker at the SVSWMA Conference in Roanoke during the Fall 2011.
  • Jonathan Honchar & Mike Felker at our 2012 Holiday Luncheon wearing their “ugly” sweaters.
  • Marie Vowell with one of RDS’s customer’s at a wine tasting event in Virginia Beach during the Summer of 2012.
  • Marie Vowell at the Hampton Road’s IREM Chapter Summer of 2012 Award’s Banquet.
  • Mike Felker mulching a local playground in Roanoke City; part of the Roanoke Valley Leadership Program he participated in.

RDS supports many local charities please find a brief list of some of the organizations we have supported over the past year.

Clean Valley Council
Special Olympics
Keep Virginia Beautiful
Susan G. Komen
Norfolk Academy
Joy Fund
Operation Smile
American Cancer Society

As waste disposal rates increase, RDS-Virginia can help you reduce your waste (and, in turn, your bill), turning the recyclables we pull out of it into revenue or reduced costs for you.

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