Powhatan County has a Convenience Center/Solid Waste for residents to recycle and properly dispose of other items as well as residential trash collection containers. Click here for Hours of Operation and any fee information.
CVWMA Educational Videos for Powhatan recyclers:
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle with Jonathan Austin (2020) (Brought to you by CVWMA & Powhatan County) Note this MP4 video is 30 minutes
- Think Twice! Recycle right (2019)
- Oops! Will you be next? (2018)
- Watch CVWMA’s Journey to the MRF (2016)
Powhatan County participates in the following CVWMA programs:
Household Hazardous Waste (Chemicals) Collection
The County offers the following prograns:
Tire and Appliance Amnesty Day-annual event
Curbside recycling in not available in Powhatan County at this time.
Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites
The County provides drop-off recycling containers at the following collection site:
Convenience/Solid Waste Center, 2407 Mitchell Road (north of Anderson Highway (Rt.60)
Recycle Right with CVWMA! Instructional decals on the containers show what items are accepted and what items that are not accepted.
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 containers: 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.
Solid Waste Collection Sites
Residents can dispose of household items and residential trash at:
Convenience/Solid Waste Center, 2407 Mitchell Road (north of Anderson Highway (Rt.60) NO commercial waste accepted!