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    Trash Collection

    Trash Collection

    Trash disposal costs $10 per month and is added to your monthly water utility bill. When you sign up for trash disposal service, the City will provide you with a trash cart (either 32 or 64 gallon). Both cart sizes carry the same $10/month fee per trash cart. Please note that businesses located in the Central Business District that receive twice weekly trash collection receive a $20 charge on their water utility bills.

    We understand there may be customers who will want to switch their 32-gallon cart to the larger, 64-gallon cart. You may do so by calling the Citizens First Information Center at (434) 856-CITY (2489). You will still be able to purchase blue bags should you have more trash than your cart can hold with the lid closed.

    How to Properly Set out Your Trash

    Brush & Bulk Collection

    The City collects brush and bulk items by zones or wards according to a schedule. Please set out your separated brush and bulk NO EARLIER than 7:00 a.m. on the Saturday before your scheduled pickup week and NO LATER than 7:00 a.m. on the Monday of your scheduled pickup week.

    View the Brush & Bulk Guidelines.

    • If your trash collection day is on Monday, then  your brush and bulk pickup week is the FIRST FULL week of the month.
    • If your trash collection day is on Tuesday, then  your brush and bulk pickup week is the SECOND WEEK of the month.
    • If your trash collection day is on Wednesday, then  your brush and bulk pickup week is the THIRD WEEK  of the month.
    • If your trash collection day is on Thursday, then  your brush and bulk pickup week is the FOURTH WEEK  of the month.
    Brush and Bulk Pickup Schedule
    Trash Collection Day Brush and Bulk Pickup Week
    Monday 1st FULL* week of the month
    Tuesday 2nd week
    Wednesday 3rd week
    Thursday 4th week
    *Full week: Full seven-day week
    Please have your separated brush and bulk items at the curb no earlier than 7:00 am the Saturday before your scheduled collection week and no later than 7:00 am on the Monday of your scheduled collection week.

     

    How to Properly Set Out your Brush & Bulk


     
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