Recyclable Products

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

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).

Public 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

A 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.)

The City does not accept the following recyclables:

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