Recyclable Products
Newsprint, steel, aluminum cans, types 1 and 2 plastic, cardboard, mixed paper, and glass are collected at the sites listed below:
Since 1992, the City of Danville has met the Virginia State mandated 25% recycling rate each year. In 2013, the City's recycling rate was 46%.

Curbside Recycling Service
Beginning January 1, 2012, City residents may sign up for curbside recycling service. The first collection day will be Thursday, January 5th and continue each Thursday thereafter.

Public Works will provide a ninety-six (96) gallon recycling container for new subscribers. Recyclable materials include: plastic, mixed paper, aluminum, tin, steel, cardboard, etc.

Effective January 1, 2015, glass is not collected at curbside; it should be taken to one of the drop-off locations. The annual cost is $195 for January - December. Applications made after January 1st will be pro-rated to the end of December at a cost of $3.75 per week. (If paying with cash, please bring exact change)

Submit your application form 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 Complex Warehouse Building (998 South Boston Road) for miscellaneous electronics and other items such as computers, televisions, etc.

More E-Recycling Center information

The City does not accept the following recyclables:
  • Auto Fluids
  • Batteries
  • Bulbs (fluorescent, incandescent, or tubular)
  • Plastic Types 3 - 7