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Chesapeake Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Chesapeake trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Chesapeake is in Virginia with Portsmouth and Norfolk to the north, 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 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://chesva.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ce7db79f3987417db7702d1fc41b637e

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Thanksgiving – no collection (Saturday, November 25 will be an additional collection day)
  • Christmas Day – no collection (normal operations will resume on Tuesday, December 26)

Chesapeake Trash Collection Map

Chesapeake Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulk waste collection requests can be made by calling the Customer Contact Center at 757-382-2489requesting online, or through the Chesapeake Service Request app.

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
  • 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 2024

The City of Chesapeake has canceled its curbside recycling contract. A variety of new recycling options, from subscription-based home pickup to recycling drop-off sites, are now available. Learn more about the transition away from curbside collection on our FAQ page.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Chesapeake?

Bulk waste collection requests can be made by calling the Customer Contact Center at 757-382-2489requesting online, or through the Chesapeake Service Request app.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://chesva.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ce7db79f3987417db7702d1fc41b637e

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 Public Works Department?

306 Cedar Road
3rd Floor
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-382-6101
Fax: 757-382-6310

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except federal holidays)

To report an emergency after hours that requires Public Works’ immediate response, please call the non-emergency police line at 757-382-6161.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Chesapeake trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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