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

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

The City of Norfolk is in Virginia with Newport News to the north, Chesapeake to the south, 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.

Norfolk Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays:

-Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24 No collection

-Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25 No collection

-Tuesday, December 27 Adjusted Date

Norfolk Trash Collection Map

Norfolk Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Appliances, Furniture, Mattress / Boxsprings, Yard Debris.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Limbs and branches longer than four feet long and no larger than 18 inches in diameter.

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 Norfolk 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 Norfolk?

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 Norfolk Public Works Department?

Email the Public Works Department

Physical Address

 810 Union Street
Suite 700
Norfolk, VA 23510


Phone: 757-664-4600

Emergency: 757-441-1249

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