Residential Trash Collection – City of Colonial Heights

  • Each single-family household receives a trash cart (gray with black lid).
  • Bulky waste collections must be scheduled in advance.
  • Billing is through the City of Colonial Heights.

Use the CVWMA customer self-service tool:

  • Schedule Bulky Waste Collections
  • Report Missed Collections
  • Request Carts (fees may apply)

Go To Customer Self-Service

Select “Colonial Heights” from the drop-down menu. Enter your address, then click “New Service Request.” Select Recycling or Trash category at top.

  • Do not park vehicles within 3 feet of your cart. Likewise, do not place carts within 3 feet of your trash cart.

  • Items that don’t fit inside your cart are considered bulky waste. This includes furniture, mattresses and box springs, appliances, brush and yard waste, and extra bags of trash.
  • Requests for bulky waste collection must be made by 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. Requests made after this deadline will be fulfilled the following week.
  • A bulky waste collection is limited to what can fit in the bed of a full-size pickup truck. Loads larger than that will be considered special bulky waste and cost $125 to remove.
  • Brush must be tied in bundles no more than 4 feet long and weighing less than 75 pounds.


You can also call 804-340-0900 Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. A customer service agent will assist you.