The City of Petersburg offers city residents and businesses recycling options.
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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
Special Event Recycling (contact Container First Services directly)
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.
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 2017 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule
Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites
The City provides and maintains three drop-off recycling collection sites located throughout the city. Each site accepts cardboard, mixed paper, steel and aluminum cans, #1 -#7 plastic bottles and containers, caps and lids (no food residue), waxy milk and juice cartons, glass bottles and jars.
- Cameron Field, Sycamore and Mt. Vernon Streets.
- Petersburg High School, Homestead Dr.
- South Crater Square Shopping Center (Martin’s parking lot).
The drop-off container located at Blandford Academy is provided by Container First Services (CFS). This is not through CVWMA program. This collection site accepts cardboard, mixed paper, steel and aluminum cans, #1 and #2 plastic bottles (narrow neck); glass bottles and jars.
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.