Find out what to recycle with CVWMA — and what not to!
Find information about requesting carts, bulky waste collection and more.
See our tips for summer fun with less waste.
See the map of drop-off recycling locations. Most CVWMA member jurisdictions offer drop-off sites.
ALUMINUM & STEELCANS · GLASS BOTTLES & JARS · PAPER & CARDBOARD · CARTONS · PLASTIC · BOTTLES, JUGS, TUBS
Empty & Rinse Containers · Flatten Boxes · No Trash or Yard Waste · No Plastic Bags
NO BAGS · NO TANGLERS · NO HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTAINERS · NO STYROFOAM
Do not bag recyclables. Return plastic bags and wraps to retailers. No garbage
No hoses, wires, chains or electronics · No flammables, motor oil, paint or batteries · No carryout packaging or packing materials
Recycling collections are every other week. To help you remember, you can sign up for our free collection day email reminder or download the collection schedule
The CVWMA’s residential recycling program is the largest in Virginia and serves over 270,000 households in nine jurisdictions.
CVWMA offers drop-off recycling collection sites at thirty-six locations in nine participating counties and cities.
Trash collection services vary depending on your location but may include residential trash, collection centers and bulk pickup.
To find services and see which CVWMA waste collection and recycling programs are offered in your location, use the links below:
Residential Trash Collection Residential Recycling Drop Off Recycling
Go to our Customer Application and enter your address to see if you are eligible for residential recycling collection services with CVWMA.
The container you use for recycling depends where you live. From the Customer Application you’ll see what container options are available to you. You can also order a bin or cart at this link if required.
Recycling collections are every other week. To help you remember, you can sign up for our free collection day email reminder.