CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule

CVWMA’s residential (aka curbside) recycling program, the largest in the state of Virginia, serves over 270,000 households in nine jurisdictions. Nearly 125 tons of recyclables are collected each day of residential (curbside) recycling service. Approximately  37,000 tons of recyclable materials are diverted from Virginia landfills annually as a result of curbside recycling in central Virginia.

We thank TFC RECYCLING  for their corporate sponsorship of the 2021 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule. 

Is service available ay my address? You can do an address search here.

Residential (Curbside) Recycling Collection by TFC Recycling


Locality Collection Day  Recycling Container
 Ashland  Red Monday 95 gallon green cart/lid
 Col. Hgts  Blue Friday 95 gallon green cart/lid
 Chesterfield  Blue Weeks  Container information
 Goochland  Red Friday  Container information
Hanover Red Monday Container information
Ashland Park, Providence, only
 Hanover  Blue Thursday  Container information
All other approved subdivisions
 Henrico  Red Weeks  Container information
Hopewell Red or Blue Tue, Wed, Thur
Richmond Red or Blue Weeks  95 gallon green cart w/blue lid

Collections are every other week.

Download 2021 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule



Residential (Curbside) Recycling in the City of Petersburg

Meridian Waste collects recycling in the City of Petersburg. Recycling is in green cart only. No personal containers.

Collections are every other week on Tuesday, Old Town area is weekly.

Download 2021 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule

Collection Times & Schedule

  • Collections begin as early as 7:00 am and can continue to 7:00 pm.
  • Make sure your container is out for pickup at 7 am for collection by placing it out the night before or first thing in the morning.
  • Questions? Need assistance? Call CVWMA at (804)340-0900.

Click here for calendar of Holiday Delays to Curbside Recycling Collection

To find out the collection day at your home, check the back of the collection schedule that was mailed to you by CVWMA. Or search our address in our database. You may also call the CVWMA at (804) 340-0900 to speak with our team of customer service representatives.  

Collection Reminders by Email

Sign up to receive an Email Reminder the day before your curbside recycling collection. To subscribe, click here to find your address in our database of eligible homes.

Recycling Container Information