Programs and Resources in Chesterfield

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County/City Programs

The County of Chesterfield provides these programs to residents. Please note that Fees may apply:

Battery Recycling

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Recycling

Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling

Drop-off Recycling ( is not a contract with CVWMA)

Special Event Recycling ( please contact Jeff Howard (Chesterfield County)

Paints, Auto Fluids and Chemicals (Household Hazardous Waste) Recycling

Propane Tank Recycling

School Recycling (not a contract with CVWMA)

Waste Tire Recovery

Yard and Vegatative Waste


Curbside Recycling

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Chesterfield County’s residential ( Curbside Recycling) program with CVWMA  is offered to more than 98,000 eligible homes.

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ACCEPTED ITEMS: Cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, plastic bottles, tubs and containers (Empty, rinse and replace plastic cap to recycle), food and beverage cartons (empty, rinse, replace plastic cap to recycle) and glass bottles and jars (no metal lids, please).

Avoid the Oops!  NOT ACCEPTED: Leave these out of your recycling container: Plastic bags, plastic bagged recyclables, any Styrofoam (carryout or packing materials), food contaminated such as pizza boxes, no sheets or balls of aluminum foil, no shredded paper, no tanglers, hoses, cords, big items such as wood, plastic, furniture or metal.

Recycle plastic bags at local grocery/retail stores.


The County put in place an annual fee of $25.00 (equals $0.96 per pickup) which is applied to each household to support this program. This fee will be included on the county’s real estate tax bill, with $12.50 charged in December and the other $12.50 charged in June each year. The fee will be for all single family through quadplex homes and it to be paid by the homeowner.

If you would like to participate in the program, purchase a container, or request stickers for containers of your own, please visit or  contact the CVWMA at 804-340-0900.

Download 2019 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule 

Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites

The county operates two Convenience Centers that provide a variety of proper recycling disposal options for residents. *Drop-off recycling containers are located at both of these sites and the same recyclables accepted through the Curbside Recycling Program can be recycled through the *Drop-Off Recycling Program. The County Drop-off Recycling Program is not through a contract with CVWMA.  Please call County staff (customer service team) directly for questions regarding this program.

Southern Area Convenience Center,  6700 Landfill Drive, Chester

Northern Area Convenience Center, 3200 Warbro Rd., Midlothian

Click here for Fee Information and Hours of Operation   or call the County’s customer service at (804) 748-1297 for more information.

Solid Waste Collection Sites

Residential Trash Collection

  • Check with local government staff, neighbors, or online- phone book listings of private trash collection service providers.

Residential Trash Collection Sites

  • Common Residential Household Waste is accepted at both of the county’s Convenience Centers.  Commercial, industrial and office waste are not accepted at the convenience centers. The Waste and Resource Recovery Division encourages citizens to separate materials that can be recycled from waste and placed in appropriate recycling areas or recycle through the County’s Curbside Recycling Program.

Southern Area Convenience Center,  6700 Landfill Drive, Chester.

Northern Area Convenience Center, 3200 Warbro Rd., Midlothian

Click here for Fee Information and Hours of Operation   or call the County’s customer service at (804)748-1297 for more information.