Virginia Beach Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The city of Virginia Beach is in Virginia with Newport News to the north, Nags Head to the south and Norfolk and Chesapeake to the west.

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.

Virginia Beach Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://virginiabeach.gov/services/trash-recycling/trash-collection

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Thanksgiving Day Thursday – November 23, 2023

Solid waste and recycling collection WILL NOT be provided Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. 

Residents who would normally receive city trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 24, will instead receive service on Saturday, Nov. 26. 

Friday collections will be on Friday, as usual.

Virginia Beach Trash Collection Map

Virginia Beach Trash Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://virginiabeach.gov/services/trash-recycling/bulky-item-collection

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Virginia Beach residents may request curbside collection of bulky items. Here are some things to keep in mind: 

  • Donation, reuse, or repurposing is encouraged before using this service.
  • Residents are encouraged to use this service when multiple items have been gathered rather than calling for multiple pickups of single items.
  • Bulky item requests may take 48-72 hours for a response.
  • DO NOT place items at the curb until a confirmation providing the collection date has been received.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Remodeling or building materials
  • Concrete
  • Carpet
  • Wood pallets
  • Cabinets
  • Doors
  • Sinks
  • Toilets
  • Glass
  • Boats
  • Hazardous waste
  • Propane tanks
  • Paint
  • Rocks
  • Dirt
  • Bags
  • Tires
  • Vehicle parts
  • Computer towers

Some items that are not listed may also not be collected. Please call (757) 385-4650 with questions.

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

If you have large items that the Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach 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: https://virginiabeach.gov/services/trash-recycling/recycling-collection

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Virginia Beach?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://virginiabeach.gov/services/trash-recycling/bulky-item-collection

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://virginiabeach.gov/services/trash-recycling/trash-collection

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 Virginia Beach Customer Service?

757-385-4650

[email protected]

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