Who May Use These Facilities
Persons disposing of limited quantities of household waste and designated recyclables originated and generated within Accomack County.
Who May Not Use These Facilities – These persons must use the landfills:
Commercial, business, or industrial activities.
Trailers and high-sided pickups hauling large volumes of waste
What We Recycle At These Facilities:
NO SORTING REQUIRED – ALL THESE ITEMS GO INTO ONE BIN! – plastic drink bottles, milk jugs, detergent bottles, newspapers and their inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, office paper, brown cardboard boxes, brown paper bags, aluminum cans, steel/tin cans, glass bottles, telephone books, and cereal boxes
Also, in their separate containers -
Tires (small truck/car, no rims, 4/visit, 32” max)
Used Motor Oil & Antifreeze (up to five gallons per visit)
Lead Acid Batteries (one battery per visit)
Yard Waste tree braches under 6" **
Put & Take Area - Reusable items that are in good condition may be dropped off at the Put & Take Areas with permission of the Attendant on duty. Patrons may take items from these areas at any time that the centers are open.
Scrap metal (including appliances) are accepted at Fisher’s Corner, Horntown, and Makemie Park Convenience Centers only.
If you are unsure about what items are recyclable and what are not, ask the attendant!
What We Cannot Recycle At These Facilities:
Plastic bags, Styrofoam, food containers such as pizza boxes and plastic peanut butter jars, and any other items not previously listed as acceptable.
For additional information, please contact the Public Works Office at (757) 787-1468.