Henrico County encourages its residents and businesses to do their part in preserving the environment by recycling and properly disposing of waste. The Henrico County Solid Waste Division provides valuable services to county residents and businesses through its curbside recycling , drop-off recycling programs, and other CVWMA recycling programs.
Pick a Day to Fight the Bite (easy checklist for residents)
Too Good to Waste Areas (located at both Public use Areas)
Residential curbside trash collection in many areas of the County
Household trash drop-off at two Public Use Areas
Solid Waste disposal services at a permitted solid waste landfill
Bulky Waste curbside pickup (Fees may apply)
Henrico County has over 80,000 eligible curbside households in their Curbside Recycling Program. To be eligible for Curbside Recycling, a county resident must reside in a single family detached homes accessible from a public road. This service is free to county residents and collections are every other week. Henrico County will provide you with a free 24 gallon bin. If you would like to sign up for this program, please visit the CVWMA homepage or contact the Recycling Hotline at 804-340-0900.
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.
CVWMA offers a 95 gallon recycling cart option. There is a $65 one time user fee for this cart option. Anyone with interest in purchasing this large recycling cart, can do so online. Or, you can purchase your own personal container and CVWMA will provide stickers that identify your container as recycling.
Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites
The County maintains Drop-off Recycling Centers for its Drop-off Recycling Program that allow residents to bring cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, #1 – #7 plastic bottles and containers, lids and caps, waxy milk and juice cartons, and glass bottles and jars for recycling. These centers are located at many of the County’s fire stations and both the Charles City Road and Springfield Road Public Use Areas. Map of all locations, click here.
Fire Station # 1, 110 E. Azalea Ave.
Fire Station #2, 2400 Darbytown Rd.
Fire Station # 4, 8112 Strath Rd.
Fire Station # 7, 2701 E. Laburnum Avenue
Fire Station #11, 1754 Hungary Rd.
Fire Station # 13, 12491 Church Rd.
Fire Station #14, 5901 Memorial Dr.
Fire Station #15, 3820 Mountain Rd.
Fire Station # 16, 5381 Shady Grove Rd.
Shane Road Center, Shane Rd at Quioccasin- opening in 2015
Public Use Area, 10600 Fords Country Lane
Public Use Area, 2075 Charles City Road
Solid Waste Collection Sites
Residential Trash Collection
- Residential curbside trash collection in many areas of the County
- Residents not eligible for county trash collection services may call local government staff, neighbors, or check online-phone books for listing of private trash collection service providers.
Residential Trash Collection Sites
- Household trash drop-off collection containers located at the County’s two Public Use Areas. There is a small fee to dispose of household refuse and other items at the public use areas.
Charles City Road Public Use Area, 2075 Charles City Road
Springfield Rd. Landfill Public Use Area, near I-295 and Nuckols Rd., Glen Allen