SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING
Mr. Lyn Hill - Solid Waste Supervisor
Buckingham County has an extensive and comprehensive solid waste and recycling program in place for county residents. The director of the department oversees all operations of the department, including proper disposal of all wastes, maintaining a county-wide recycling program, and other duties as prescribed by the County Administrator
2015 Tire Day
Buckingham County Tire Day was held April 19, 2014. A date and time for the 2015 Tire Day will be posted as the date nears.
2012 Recycling Report
The 2012 recycling report is now available to download and fill out. Please click HERE to access this file.
Electronics may be recycled at the Buckingham County Recycling Center between the hours of 6:00-10:30 am and 2:30-7:00p.m. 7 days a week. For information regarding what can be recycled please click HERE.
Information For Contractors
Contractors working within Buckingham County are required to carry all construction debris and disposal to a landfill (which Buckingham County does not have) or are required to purchase and use a roll-off construction container. The following disposal compaines are licensed to work and hire in the County:
BFI - 1-800-522-2341
Arena - 1-434-392-3997
USA Waste Management - 1-804-233-5052
Bryant's - 1-434-581-3341
Mo-Johns Sanitation Services - 1-800-440-6116
Recycling Site Information
Buckingham Recycling Center
The Buckingham Solid Waste & Recycling Center is located at the intersection of James Madison Hwy (Route 15) and Wingo Road (Route 750). This site is open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. seven (7) days a week. This site has a monitor stationed and a camera at all times. This site offers cardboard recycling, glass recycling, newspaper recycling, construction debris, metals, appliances, and general household trash. No canning jars or windshields are allowed in the glass bins. Aluminum recycling is offered in January, March, May, July, September, and November on the third Saturday of the month, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m; payment is given based on the amount of aluminum brought.
Arvonia Recycling Center
The Arvonia Solid Waste & Recycling Center is located on N. James Madison Hwy (Route 15), beside the old Arvonia Primary School. This site is open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Six (6) days a week, Closed Thursday. This site has a monitor stationed and a camera at all times.This site offers newspaper recycling, metal recycling, general household waste, construction debris, and appliances.
Route 600 Recycling Center
The Route 600 Recycling Center is located on Route 600 just 1 & 1/10 mi off of S James Madison Hwy (route 15). This site is open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays - Sundays.This site has a monitor stationed and a camera at all times. This site offers newspaper recycling, metal recycling, general household waste, and construction debris.
Route 655 Recycling Center
The Route 655 Recycling Center is located on Glenmore Rd (route 655) just 3/10 mi off of N Constitution Rte (route 20). This site is open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays - Sundays. This site has a monitor stationed and a camera at all times. This site offers newspaper recycling, metal recycling, general household waste, and construction debris.
Route 56 Recycling Center
The Route 56 Recycling Center is located on James River Rd (route 56) just 2/10 mi off of James Anderson Hwy (route 60). This site is open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays - Sundays. This site has a monitor stationed and a camera at all times.This site offers newspaper recycling, metal recycling, general household waste, and construction debris.
Meet the Anti-Liter Task Force
The Anti-Litter Task Force was created by order of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors on February 5, 1979. The Board of Supervisors saw a great need for a task force to eradicate the growing trash problem in the county. Original members of the task force include Spencer Adams (who served as chairman), Helen Saxon, Jim Blevins, Edward LeSueur, Thomas Hutchenson, Thelma Ross, Garnett Shumaker, Meade Garrett, Frank Knott, Jr., Virginia Bailey, and Harry Bryant, Jr.
Chairman: Nancy Powers
Vice-Chairman: Helen Saxon
Secretary: Becky Bowling
Treasurer: Carolyn Amos
Board of Supervisors Representative
Since its inception, the Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force has received numerous awards at the County and State level:
- For example, in 1991 the Clean Virginia Award of Excellence
- In 1990, the County won the Litter Prevention Award of Merit from the Virginia Department of Waste Management
- In 1983, 1984, and 1990 the Task Force and the County received the Governor's Clean Virginia Award
- In1992, the Task Force received a certificate of recognition from Governor L. Douglas Wilder
- An honorable mention from the Virginia Attorney General on behalf of the Keep Virginia Beautiful Organization