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Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority



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Services are made available to members and the governing body of each member makes the decision to participate in any service.  Member cities and counties pay only for the services they select to use.
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Curbside Recycling

The curbside recycling program serves approximately 45,000 households in James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg and York County. Residents are provided with wheeled carts to place curbside for every other week collection services.
Holiday Collection Guidelines 
New Collection Week Calendars

Compost Facility

VPPSA receives brush, leaves and grass from residents of Hampton, Poquoson and York County and businesses in the area at the Compost Facility located in York County.  The material is processed and compost and mulch products are made available for sale.  Beginning September 1, 2016, cash, check, or credit cards will be accepted for payment.


Household Chemical Collection

VPPSA holds a total of 16 household chemical collection events per year and accepts a variety of paints, fuels, solvents, pesticides, automotive products and other chemicals from residents of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York County.
Events on the Middle Peninsula  What about Businesses?

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Computer Recycling

VPPSA will hold a total of 16 computer recycling events in the upcoming year and accepts a variety of old computers and accessories from residents of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York County.
Events on the Middle Peninsula

Middle Peninsula Solid Waste System

Residents and businesses in the Counties of Essex, King & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex receive a full range of solid waste services.  The system includes four transfer stations and 15 convenience centers located throughout the five county region. Household Chemical and Computer Recycling Events on the Middle Peninsula


Drop Off Recycling

Residents and small businesses can deliver recyclable materials to any of 21 drop off sites located in the counties of Essex, James CityKing & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex and York.  Residents of the City of Williamsburg can use the Tewning Road Convenience Center in James City County. Holiday Recycling Guidelines

Special Wastes

VPPSA provides services for recycling a variety of special wastes including scrap metal, used tires, oil and antifreeze, automobile batteries, rechargeable batteries, and cell phones.  All VPPSA members use a least some of these services.

Commercial Commercial Cardboard and Mixed Paper Recycling

A collection service for commercial cardboard and mixed paper recycling is available to businesses on the Middle Peninsula.

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