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Garbage & Recycling
Collection Guidelines:
  • Trash and recycling must be at the curb by 7:00 am on the scheduled collection day. Collection hours are 7 am to 7 pm
  • Collection day for trash will remain the same (Thursday or Friday)
  • Recycling collection will be EVERY OTHER Tuesday. Check your recycling collection schedule for which week is your recycling week. See reverse side for accepted items for recycling.
  • Cart(s) should have handles facing the house with front of cart facing the street
  • Container should be 5 feet from any car or mailbox and at least 2 feet of space between multiple containers.
  • Place extra trash in tied trash bags next to the cart for collection. No loose trash. Do not place trash on top of cart. Only trash in crimson CVWMA cart and tied trash bags beside a crimson CVWMA cart will be collected. Extra trash in personal trash cans will not be collected.
  • Motor oil, anti-freeze, and hazardous wastes will not be accepted.
  • Do not over load cart. (200 lb. limit).Construction waste (such as lumber, wire, sheetrock, concrete, etc.) generated during construction, remodeling or repair of pavement, house or other structure are not accepted.


City of Petersburg - Virginia