Trash & Recycling

Bulk Waste Collection

Bulk waste must be called in to 757-664-6510, submitted via email, or entered online by 3 p.m. the day prior to collection.

This is a Citizen Services Portal request (Request Bulk Waste).

Curbside Recycling Schedule

Collection occurs every other week on the same day as trash collection.

Review the Curbside Recycling / Trash Collection Schedule.

Garbage Collection

Review the following garbage collection tips:

  • Cart lids should be closed
  • Household trash, recycling, bulk waste, yard waste and tires are all collected at the curb
  • Items may be taken to the curb beginning at 5 p.m. the day before collection and no later than 7 a.m. the day of collection
  • Place carts six feet from vehicles, poles and other obstructions
  • Place carts so that the bar faces the street and wheels face the residence
  • Up to four tires per household per month will be accepted at no charge for collection
  • Yard waste is collected on the same day as regular trash collection

Street Sweeping

Review the Street Sweeping Calendar.

Know when your neighborhood is swept.

Trash Can

Request an additional trash can or trash can repair, this is a Citizen Services Portal request (Request Additional Waste Container/Container).

Waste Management

The City of Norfolk provides quality, comprehensive and environmentally sound waste management services.