Can I put yard waste in my recycling container?
No, yard waste placed inside the recycling container is considered contamination and the container will not be emptied. For information on yard waste, call 757-933-2311, or the Compost Facility at 757-886-7947.

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1. What materials are accepted in the recycling containers?
2. Why can't we put plastic bags in the recycling cart?
3. What do I do with extra recycling, such as cardboard, that won't fit inside the blue cart? Can I put it in a bag next to the cart?
4. What if the lid comes off my blue recycling cart?
5. What if I forget to set my blue recycling cart out on the day of my collection? Will they come by and collect it the following week?
6. What if my recycling container did not get emptied on my regular collection day, and I had my container out at the curb by 7 AM?
7. What if my recycling container is not big enough?
8. What happens if someone puts trash in their recycling container?
9. What time will they be by my house to collect my recycling container?
10. What if the recycling container is just too big for my backyard or garage and I don't want it.
11. If I choose not to recycle, does my solid waste user fee go down?
12. Can I put yard waste in my recycling container?
13. Are Pizza boxes recyclable?
14. Why don’t you list the recycling numbers for the plastics?