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CVWMA Programs

The City of  Petersburg participates in the following CVWMA programs:

Curbside Recycling

Drop-Off Recycling

Electronics Recycling

Residential Trash Collection Services

County/City Programs

The City provides the following programs to city residents:

Citywide Cleanup Days

Leaf Collection Services

School Recycling (this service is provided through CFS)

Resources

The City provides the following resources for city residents:

Container First Services (CFS) provides trash collection and curbside recycling collection for city residents, businesses and Old Towne area. Residential Trash and Recycling Collection Guidelines, download here

Department of Public Works, 804-733-2415

Keep Petersburg Beautiful Committee

Adopt-a- Spot or Street Program

Appomattox Soil and Water Conservation District

Stormwater Utility Program

Special Event Recycling  (contact Container First Services directly)

Curbside Recycling

Curbside Recycling is every other week on Tuesdays. (Please note that the Old Towne area has weekly curbside recycling collection on Tuesdays.) Check your recycling collection schedule to see which color week your is your recycling collection week. The city provides each eligible household with one 96-gallon green recycling cart. Additional recycling carts can be purchased for $58 each an additional monthly fee of $2.25 per cart. Call the City of Petersburg, Department of Public Works at 804-733-2353 to purchase additional carts.

Recycle Right with CVWMA!

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.

Download 2019 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule 

Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites

The City provides and maintains one  drop-off recycling collection site located at South Crater Square Shopping Center. This site accepts the same items that can be recycled through curbside recycling.

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 drop-off 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.

  • South Crater Square Shopping Center, 3331 S. Crater Road

 

 

Solid Waste Collection Sites

Check with Tri-City Regional Landfill, 390 Industrial (located off Puddleduck Rd.) for what can be recycled and the fees for disposal.