The County's 3 Convenience Centers offer separated recycling drop-off and trash disposal. Most recyclables, including paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and jugs, glass bottle and jars, aluminum and tin, antifreeze, kitchen grease, motor oil, propane tanks (empty), lead-acid batteries, scrap metal and appliances made of 50% metal are free to drop off. However, brush, electronics (excluding flat screen monitors, CPUs and laptops) and tires will require on-site payment.
Trash disposal requires on-site payment. Payments can be made with credit cards or coupons ($4 each; sold in books of 5 online or from the following locations: Treasurer’s Office, Satellite Services Office, James City County Recreation Center, Abram Frink Jr. Community Center). The Jolly Pond Convenience Center also offers natural woody debris, leaf, construction/demolition debris, and bulky item disposal for a fee.
Browse the map below to find the convenience center closest to you or select from the "Accepted Items" menu to filter the convenience centers that will accept your 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.