Recycling

Recyclable Products

Newsprint, steel, aluminum cans, types 1 and 2 plastic, cardboard, mixed paper, and glass are collected at the sites listed below:

  • (southwest corner)
  • (Kings Fairground Plaza)
  • (across from Public Works facility)
Woman walking up to recycling receptacle

Since 1992, the City of Danville has met the Virginia State mandated 25% recycling rate each year. In 2018, the City’s recycling rate was 43.5%.

Curbside Recycling Service

Curbside Recycling Service became available in January 2012. City residents may sign up for curbside recycling service (PDF).

choi game cau caPublic Works will provide a ninety-six (96) gallon recycling container for new subscribers. Recyclable materials include: plastic, mixed paper, aluminum, tin, steel, cardboard, and glass.

Effective July 1, 2016, the annual cost is $90 for bi-monthly collection service between July through June. Collection will be provided on the first and third Thursday of each month. Applications made after July 1st will be pro-rated to the end of June the following year at a cost of $3.75 per collection.

(If paying with cash, please bring exact change)

Submit your application form (PDF) and payment to:

Public Works Department
998 South Boston Road
Danville, VA 24540

E-Recycling Center

choi game cau caA collection site is located at the Public Works Warehouse Building on 998 South Boston Road for miscellaneous electronics such as computers, small household devices, etc. (Please note: televisions are no longer recyclable.)

choi game cau caThe City does not accept the following recyclables:

  • Auto Fluids
  • Batteries
  • Bulbs (fluorescent, incandescent, or tubular)
  • Plastic Types 3 to 7