Recycling Options in Virginia Beach

​​​​Curbside Recycling

Our state-of-the-art curbside recycling service is designed to be simple. Just put all your household recyclables in your blue container, and push it to the curb on your scheduled collection day. Blue recycling containers are provided to residents who receive City curbside services​.

Yard Debris

Yard debris is collected on your normal collection day. Collected yard debris is turned into mulch and compost; it is used throughout the city in landscaping projects. Click here to learn more. 

Recycling Drop-Off Sites

Virginia Beach residents may recycle the same materials that go into the blue curbside recycling carts at four city-owned drop off sites.  Click here to learn more.

City Landfill and Resource Recovery Center

Just because an item can’t go in your blue recycling cart doesn’t mean it can’t be recycled! The City Landfill and Resource Recovery Center accepts a variety of common household items. Click here​ to learn more.