Posts in Category: Environmental

City Hosts Spring E-Recycling Event, April 8 

More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 7, 2017 10:48:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

​Valdosta Announces Holiday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which this year falls on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 -- the only two holidays that... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, December 14, 2016 1:00:00 PM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Announces Thanksgiving Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, as always, Valdosta sanitation crews will be out collecting from their regular routes. Please note that the Sanitation Division will... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, November 18, 2016 5:00:00 PM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Hosts Fall Electronics Recycling Event, Nov. 12 

More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
Citizens who are wondering what to do with their outdated or unwanted electronic equipment are urged to attend a community e-recycling event that will properly dispose of their unwanted electronics, while reducing unnecessary clutter in time for the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, November 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM Categories: Administration Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

Martin Receives GAWP DeJarnette Award 

City employee recognized for excellence in operating city’s wastewater facility
Stanley Keith Martin, a 24-year-veteran of the City of Valdosta, was awarded the N. M. DeJarnette Award by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) President Bill Zieburtz at the organization's annual conference in Savannah, in... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, July 29, 2016 8:33:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Valdosta Cuts Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment Plant and Force Main 

The City of Valdosta will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 12, at 8 a.m., to celebrate the culmination of two significant sewer infrastructure improvement projects. The ribbon cutting will be held on the 75-acre site of the new... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:13:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Second Bi-Annual Trash Amnesty Day Positively Impacts City Neighborhoods 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:33:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Hosts Spring Cleanup Events, April 23 

Citizens urged to clean in and around properties
Spring is the time of year when citizens typically take advantage of the warmer weather to complete several spring cleaning chores around their homes. The City of Valdosta offers two free events this weekend that will provide free opportunities to... read more
 

City System Impacted by Severe Storms and Regional Watershed 

The City of Valdosta is ahead of schedule and plans to bring online nearly $60 million in wastewater system improvements next month. The $35 million Force Main project and the $23 million new Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) are both... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, April 4, 2016 1:25:00 PM Categories: Administration Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Caring For Our City 

One of the civic responsibilities we all share is keeping our city attractive and well maintained. In recent years, we have received an increasing number of citizen complaints about overgrown lots in neighborhoods and general lack of maintenance of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 3:44:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works
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