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Solid Waste
trash truckSolid Waste employees pick up and recycle household waste, yard waste, scrap metals and bulky items from residences within the City of Hampton.
 

What can go into the trash?
The municipal code provides a definition and description for everything from bulk limbs to what can and can't be recycled. The code also explains the penalty for violations, and provides details on what will and will not be collected.
 
Find out your recycling day
The city's online mapping service or GIS, will provide detailed, address-specific information on everything from neighborhood services to voting information.

Click here to go to the GIS page, then follow the instructions on the page, which include: 
  • Reading and agreeing to the terms of use.
  • Typing your street number and street name, then clicking the "search" button.
  • Clicking on your search results.
  • Going to the tab that says "City Resources."

To find out what it means to be a "blue" or "green" recycling week, check this
calendar.

Trash, leaves and grass, and recycling
You can  report spilled trash, missed pick-up, or new trash service for the disabled with our online form. The form can also be used to get answers about recycling or leaves and grass pickup. If you have questions about city services, dial the Customer Call Center at 3-1-1 (757-727-8311 from a cell phone) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. 

More information about leaves and grass can be found by visiting the frequently asked questions.

More recycling information can be found by visiting frequently asked questions or the:  

Bulk limbs and bulk trash
Bulk limbs are limbs and brush no larger than 5 inches in diameter and 5 feet in length. They are collected on the same day as your regular garbage. Bulk limbs, brush, and branches can be placed curbside for collection as early as 3 p.m. on the day before your scheduled collection day. They need to be curbside by 7 a.m. to insure you will receive prompt service.

Bulk trash includes large items that will not fit into your garbage container, such as furniture, sofas, window air conditioners, appliances and mattresses. Bulk trash is also collected on the same day as your regular garbage. Bulk trash can be put curbside as early as 3 p.m. the day before your scheduled collection day. It needs to be curbside by 7 a.m. to insure you will receive prompt service. Read some of the frequently asked questions about bulk trash and bulk limbs. If you don't find the information you need, dial 3-1-1 or call (757) 727-8311. Report a missed trash or limb pick, a trash spill, or other trash problems.

Trash and other collection containers
The Public Works 3-1-1 Call Center can assist you with your waste collection containers. Call 3-1-1 or dial (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. 
You can also report container damage with our online form

Household chemicals
Hampton’s Household Chemical Collection is a drop-off program sponsored by the City of Hampton and the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority to help residents with the disposal of household chemicals. Read some commonly asked questions about this program.

Tire recycling

For tire recycling help contact the Call Center at 3-1-1 or (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also get help using online form. More information can be found by visiting the frequently asked questions.

Yard waste site
The yard waste site is located at 100 North Park Lane, next to the landfill off of Big Bethel Road. The yard waste site is where residents and contractors doing yard work in Hampton can take their leaves, grass, limbs, and branches for processing into compost and mulch. If you have questions, call 3-111 or (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also use our online form





Contact Us
Jason Mitchell
Operations Manager
Email

419 N. Armistead Ave.
Hampton, VA 23669

Ph: (757) 727-8311
Fx: (757) 726-2827

Hours

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.