Residential Trash Collection – City of Hopewell

Trash service in Hopewell is changing effective July 1, 2024! For details, go to

Customer Service

Enter your address in the CVWMA online tool to view your collection day. For questions not addressed by the information below, please call the CVWMA at 804-340-0900 or email for assistance.

Trash Collection Guidelines

  • Each owner-occupied address is provided one CVWMA cart for use. No personal cans will be collected.

  • Trash must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.

  • Containers should be placed with handles facing the home.

  • All trash much be placed inside the container.
  • Motor oil, anti-freeze, and hazardous wastes are not accepted.

  • Construction waste (such as lumber, wire, sheetrock, concrete, etc.) generated during construction, remodeling, or repair of pavements, house, or other structure are not accepted.


  • Prunings, grass clippings, weeds, leaves, brush, and general yard and garden wastes must be bagged and securely tied together or bundled.
  • Bundled brush will be collected.  Brush must be tied in bundles less than four feet in length and weighing less than 75 pounds.
  • Bagged leaves will be collected year round.


  • A limited amount of bulk waste such as furniture and appliances will be collected from the curb on normally scheduled refuse collection days. Bulk items placed at the curb must not exceed the capacity of a standard-size pickup truck.
  • Requests for bulky waste collection must be made by 2 p.m. the business day BEFORE your trash day.
  • Residents may use the Citizen’s Convenience Center at 507 Station St. to dispose of large amounts of debris for a fee.
  • Appliances containing Freon (CFC/HCFC gases) will be picked up provided the resident pays the gas removal fee to the City Treasurer and attaches the receipt to the appliance.
  • Call ahead to schedule bulky waste collection: 804-340-0900.

Holiday Collection Schedule

See the holiday collection schedule.