Hampton Garbage Graduate Quiz

The Setup

It's a beautiful day. You're driving down the street on your way to work, humming or singing your favorite tune, and screech! You stop in horror. There's a huge mess lining the street. You see garbage containers peeking from behind piles of branches, tires on top of recycling containers and old furniture in front of it all! And curbside collection isn't until the day after tomorrow! Is this really the way it's supposed to be? No!

When people are careless about placing their trash and recycling at curbside, they mess up their neighborhood and make it really hard for the Public Works crews to pick up their trash. Let's see where you stand in helping to keep your neighborhood looking its best and getting your trash collected as quickly and efficiently as possible. What is your prize for acing this test? You win a clean and stress-free garbage collection every week! Check your answers at the end of the quiz. Take the Hampton Garbage Quiz (PDF) now.

Before You Check

If you have any questions about how to best dispose of your garbage, the 3-1-1 Customer Call Center is happy to answer your questions. You can call the numbers 3-1-1 on your "land line," (757) 727-8311 on your cell phone or request information or service online.

The Hampton Public Works Department has information about garbage collection and storm water management. You will find fliers about recyclables accepted in our program and proper set-out of disposables. Take some time to become acquainted with the wealth of information on the page.

The Hampton Clean City Commission (HCCC) is happy to provide general information about recycling and solid waste management. HCCC is also a partner in the Hampton Waste Watchers Committee Tour de Trash, a public tour that takes you to Hampton's solid waste facilities and explains some of the reasoning behind our system. You can contact us by email HCCC or by phone at (757) 727-1130. Do your part to keep your neighborhood and our city a wonderful place to live in by doing the right thing with your garbage!

Check Your Answers

Check your answers (PDF) to the garbage quiz. If you completed the quiz and would like a Hampton Clean City Commission bookmark or litterbag, respond with your name and address! Share this quiz with your family and friends - everyone needs to know how to use our trash collection system most effectively!

Thank you for doing your part to keep your neighborhood and our city a wonderful place to live in by doing the right thing with your garbage! Questions? Call 3-1-1 or contact the Hampton Clean City Commission by email HCCC. Our media contact is Debbie Blanton, Hampton Clean City Commission Coordinator.