Chesterfield County offers residents a variety of recycling programs for residents as well as residential household waste collection sites. Some of the programs offered are through the CVWMA and others the county has procured with its own contractor. Recycling services are for Chesterfield County residents only.

Visit County of Chesterfield Department of General Services, Waste and Resource Recovery Division for all of its fee information.

Chesterfield recyclers with CVWMA: Please note that your collection day and your choice of containers have not changed. If you need assistance, please call the Recycling Hotline at .

Download 2017 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule

Chesterfield recyclers with County Waste: If County Waste has dropped off a gray container with a green lid and or your neighborhood HOA procured contract with County Waste directly, please understand this recycling cart and service provider are not part of CVWMA’s residential (curbside) recycling program with Chesterfield County. If you (or your neighborhood HOA) use County Waste for recycling, you will need to contact County Waste directly 804-848-9288 for service issues.

Curbside Recycling

Chesterfield County’s residential ( Curbside Recycling) program with CVWMA is offered to more than 98, 000 eligible homes. This program allows residents to recycle cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, plastic bottles, tubs and containers with #1-#7, plastics lids and caps (rinse and replace on bottle or carton), food and beverage cartons, and glass bottles and jars in a single container, while deferring waste from local landfills. Recycle More with CVWMA!

The County put in place an annual fee of $25.00 (equals $0.96 per pickup) which is applied to each household to support this program. This fee will be included on the county’s real estate tax bill, with $12.50 charged in December and the other $12.50 charged in June each year. The fee will be for all single family through quadplex homes and it to be paid by the homeowner.

If you would like to participate in the program, purchase a container, or request stickers for containers of your own, please visit or contact the CVWMA at 804-340-0900.

CVWMA Announces Changes to Its Residential Recycling (Curbside) and Drop-off Recycling Programs Starting July 1. In addition to all of the items already accepted starting July 1, additional plastic bottles and containers with a #1-#7 on bottom, lids and caps, and waxy cartons such as milk, juice and egg substitutes are recyclable in our residential recycling (curbside) and drop-off recycling programs in our participating member localities.

NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags, Styrofoam, or food contaminated pizza boxes will NOT BE accepted for recycling. Recycle plastic bags at local retail stores.

Here is what list of that can now be recycled through our residential recycling and drop-off recycling programs.

Download 2017 CVWMA Recycling Collection Schedule

Drop Off Recycling Collection Sites

The county operates two Convenience Centers that provide a variety of proper recycling disposal options for residents. *Drop-off recycling containers are located at both of these sites and the same recyclables accepted through the Curbside Recycling Program can be recycled through the *Drop-Off Recycling Program. The County Drop-off Recycling Program is not through a contract with CVWMA. Please call County staff (customer service team) directly for questions regarding this program.