Once a week the town collects the following items curbside or at edge of pavement:
- Ordinary Household Trash
- Brush and Limbs
- Bulk Items (such as couches and chairs)
- Yard debris
* Note: Bulk waste is not collected in alleys. Fees may apply for excessive amounts or for certain types of bulk waste. Residents may bring, at no charge, household waste and construction waste to the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority. For more information, please refer to the Residential Disposal Policy
To see which day your home is provided this service, please refer to our solid waste pick-up schedule
or the solid waste pick-up map
. When the town has a holiday, this is subject to change. Please refer to the solid waste holiday schedule
for changes to your normal pick-up. For more information, please refer to our Solid Waste Q & A
or call the Public Works Department at (540) 983-0646. For recycling information (including leaf collection) please refer to our recycling page
The tire disposal program allows residents to dispose of up to four tires per year. On the designated days, you can put your tires at the curb.
The schedule for 2017 is as follows: February 6th and 7th; May 15th and 16th; August 7th and 8th; November 13th and 14th.
The town does not collect any hazardous waste and other prohibited items.
Town Code, Section 78-4:
(d) In no event shall hazardous waste or household hazardous waste, as defined in section 10.1-1400 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, be placed out for collection or be collected by the town.
(e)(1) Prohibited items include: tree stumps or root balls, dead animals, automobile or motorcycle parts, machinery, waste material produced in the construction, remodeling, repair, or demolition of buildings, homes, industrial plants, pavements and structures including but not limited to, lumber, concrete, asphalt, fencing, roofing materials, plaster, gypsum board, piping and all other similar items, herbicides, insecticides, household cleaners, or any other material deemed unsafe for collection. (2) Notwithstanding the above subsection, not more than four (4) un-mounted automobile tires will be collected from a household per calendar year at no charge.