Solid Waste

Solid Waste employees pick uptrash truck household waste, yard waste, scrap metals and bulky items from residences weekly within the City of Hampton. Household recycling is collected every other week.

Find out your pickup days


Check out this map, or get address-specific information by visiting our GIS website
  • 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."
Recycling is collected every other week, marked as "blue" and "green" weeks  on this calendar. This map shows the blue/green areas. 

Problem with your pickup? 


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. 

What can you recycle?


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

Bulk limbs, 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. View LargerLeaves and guess should be bagged in clear bags so we can recycle/mulch it. For more information about leaves and grass visit the frequently asked questions.

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

Container damage

 
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

What goes into 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.

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. Check the schedule and the list of what is accepted.  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.