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Programs and Resources in Colonial Heights

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CVWMA Programs

County/City Programs

The City provides the following programs:

Leaf Removal Services.

  • Bagged leaves will be collected year round. The limit per collection is not to exceed the capacity of a 1/2 ton pickup truck. The 30 bags, each weighing no more than 50 pounds is included as part of the 1/2 ton pickup truck.

In addition, the City has a leaf collection schedule. Click here for 2014 schedule.


The City offers the the following resources for city residents:

Department of Public Works, 804-520-9372


Litter Prevention and Recycling Program Manager Contacts

Stormwater Management


Curbside Recycling

The City provides residents with curbside recycling service every other week on BLUE FRIDAYs through CVWMA. TFC Recycling is the contactor.

CVWMA Announces Changes to Its Residential Recycling (Curbside) and Drop-off Recycling Programs Starting July 1.  In addition to all of the items already accepted starting July 1, additional plastic bottles and containers with a #1-#7 on bottom, lids and caps, and waxy cartons such as milk, juice and egg substitutes are recyclable in our residential recycling (curbside) and drop-off recycling programs in our participating member localities.

NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags, Styrofoam, or food contaminated pizza boxes will NOT BE accepted for recycling. Recycle plastic bags at local retail stores.

Here is what list of additional items that can now be recycled through our residential recycling and drop-off recycling programs. Download pdf here as CVWMA will not be updating our current 2016 Collection Schedule until mailing of the 2017 calendar in late December.

Download the 2016 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule here.

The City provides each resident with a 95-gallon green recycling cart. To obtain a second cart, please visit www.cvwma.com or call the Recycling Hotline at 804-340-0900.  (Additional recycling carts are $65 each). Recycling Perks is a program offered by the City’s recycling service provider (TFC Recycling) that allows residents to earn points for recycling. The points can be redeemed in discounts and coupons at local retailers and restaurants. To register for this program, visit www.recyclingperks.com

Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites

Residents not eligible for curbside recycling are provided Drop-off Recycling containers at the Recycling Center, 2701 Conduit Rd., 804-479-7056. Residents can recycle the same items accepted at the curb.

Click here for Accepted Item and Hours of Operation.

The City operates a Recycling Center, located at 2701 Conduit Road. Valid proof of city residency is required to dispose of materials at the Recycling Center. Curbside recycling is offered to City residents. Small businesses and apartment complexes that do not have curbside services can bring their recyclables to drop-off container located at the center.

Solid Waste Collection Sites

The City operates a Recycling Center, located at 2701 Conduit Road. 804-479-7056. Valid proof of city residency is required to dispose of materials at the Recycling Center. 

Click here for list of Accepted Items and Hours of Operation.