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Recycling Program

!! Click the link below to find out what we do with your recycling!!!
Welcome to the The Isle of Wight County

Refuse and Recycling Center Holiday Schedule:

All Sites are Closed on:
  •    - New Years Day (January 1st)
  •    - Easter Sunday
  •    - Memorial Day
  •    - Independence Day (July 4th)
  •    - Labor Day
  •    - Thanksgiving Day
  •    - Christmas Day (December 25th)
All Sites Close Early @ 4:00 pm on:
  •    - Christmas Eve Day (December 24th)
  •    - New Year's Eve Day (December 31st)

What can I recycle?
Please place the following acceptable materials into the “GREEN” Recycling Containers located at all County Refuse and Recycling Centers:

  • Newspapers, Magazines, Catalogs
  • Cardboard (please break down boxes)
  • Paperboard (cereal, tissue, shoe boxes, etc.; please flatten and remove all plastic)
  • Telephone and Soft Cover Books
  • Junk Mail and Envelopes (all types)
  • Paper (all colors – please remove rubber bands and plastic wrap.)
  • Plastic bottles (marked  #1 – #7)
  • Soda, Juice, and Water Bottles (glass or plastic)
  • Food Containers (cottage cheese, margarine, etc.)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars (any color)
  • Aluminum (pie plates, trays, foil, etc.)
  • Metal Cans (tin, steel, aluminum)
  • Milk Jugs, Bleach, Detergent, and Shampoo Bottles

Have additional items you’d like to recycle???
These materials can also be recycled at any of the 8 Refuse and Recycling Centers!

  • Plastic Bags
  • Christmas Trees
  • Batteries
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Scrap Metal
  • Appliances
  • Motor Oil
  • Cooking Oil
  • Yard Waste (leaves, sticks, and limbs 6” in diameter and no more than 6’ in length.)

Look for the special containers that are labeled for your convenience or see on-site Attendant for assistance.

To see our Recycling Brochure Please Visit:

For more information or if you are having trouble viewing the link, please call (757) 365-6298 or email

Refuse and Recycling Centers Open For Recycling