Chesapeake Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Chesapeake trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Chesapeake is in Virginia with Portsmouth and Norfolk to the north, South Mills to the south, Suffolk to the west, and Virginia Beach to the east.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Chesapeake Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit:

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

No Collection on Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23, 2023

  • Thursday’s route will be collected on Friday, November 25
  • Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday, November 26

Chesapeake Trash Collection Map

Chesapeake Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Appliances, boxes/bags of household dry goods, furniture, mattress/box-spring, patio furniture, small garage clean-out. Remove doors from refrigerators/freezers and tape all glass surfaces.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Hazardous waste, carpet, wood and fencing, construction and demolition debris, manufacturing process debris and loose or dangerous refuse.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Chesapeake and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Chesapeake?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Chesapeake Customer Service Department?

757-382-CITY (2489)

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