2021 Holiday Collection Calendar

How do Holidays affect CVWMA residential recycling and trash collection programs?

On certain holidays observed by local, state, and federal offices the CVWMA residential recycling and trash collection programs may be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.

The holiday schedule listing on this webpage below provides current updates on CVWMA residential recycling and trash collections.

  • The CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule mailed to eligible households annually reflects holidays delays with arrows. Please use the KEY feature on the annual collection schedule as a guide for collection days and any changes.
  • Collection delays (or issues) are also posted on CVWMA homepage, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Visit your locality webpage for any possible changes in hours of operation for convenience centers due to a holiday, or contact your local government directly.)

Who is impacted by holiday collection delays?

  • Residential recyclers in Ashland, Colonial Heights, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico and the Cities of Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond.
  • CVWMA residential trash collection customers living in Ashland, Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg.

For more information or collection assistance, please call our Customer Service at (804)340-0900 (recycling) or at (804)425-0500 (trash).

Recycling Collection Schedule
January 2021
1 New Years’ Day (Observed- No collections)
1/1 Recycling collection delayed one day
1/1 Trash collection delayed one day
1/18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
1/18-1/22 Regular schedule for recycling and trash collections
February 2021
15 President’s Day
2/15-2/19 Regular schedule for recycling and trash collection
May 2021
31 Memorial Day (Observed- No collections)
5/31-6/4 Recycling collection delayed one day
5/31- 6/4 Trash collection delayed one day
July 2021
4 Fourth of July Holiday on a Sunday
September 2021
6 Labor Day (Observed- No collections)
9/6-9/10 Recycling collection delayed one day
9/6-9/10 Trash collection delayed one day
October 2021
11 Columbus Day Regular collections
10/11-10/15 Regular schedule for recycling & trash collection
November 2021
11 Veterans Day Regular collections
11/11-11/13 Regular schedule for recycling & trash collection
25 Thanksgiving Day (Observed-No collections)
11/25-11/26 Recycling collection delayed one day
11/25-11/26 Trash collection delayed one day
December 2021
25 Christmas Day Observed on a Saturday)
January 2022
1 New Years’ Day (Observed on a Saturday)
1/17 Martin Luther King Day Regular collections
1/17 Regular schedule for recycling and trash collections