Accepted Recyclables

The "My Schedule" feature above displays the recycling collection calendar for all County residential addresses, regardless of enrollment status in the County's curbside recycling program. Call 757-253-6700 for more information or enroll in the County's curbside recycling program to request curbside recycling service.

Recycle Right

Please only place these acceptable materials in your recycling cart. Download Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority's (VPPSA) Residential Curbside Recycling Program Brochure (PDF) for more information.

Plastic Bottles & JugsPlastic Bottles & Jugs 

Water and drink bottles; shampoo, soap, and detergent bottles. Please empty liquids and rinse out food residue. Remove and throw away lids.


Glass Bottles & Jars

Glass Bottles & Jars

All types and colors of glass bottles and jars. Please empty liquids and rinse out food residue. Remove lids; metal lids can be recycled; plastic lids should be thrown away.

Cardboard & Mixed Paper

Cardboard & Mixed Paper

Flattened boxes, magazines, junk mail, catalogs, phone books, office paper, cards, stationary, paper grocery bags, school paper, computer paper, single layer cardboard such as cereal and tissue boxes, newspapers and advertising inserts.

Metal Cans

Metal Cans

Steel and aluminum food and beverage cans. Please empty liquids and rinse out food residue. Metal lids can be recycled.