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publicworks@williamsburgva.gov  or (757) 220-6140
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 
Office is located at 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185

BUSINESS RECYCLING – The City does not provide recycling services to businesses.  Businesses must contract services directly with a recycling hauler (see list below) or take recyclables to the Tewning Road Convenience Center located at 137 Tewning Road.  It is free to use the center. 

Bay Disposal - 757-857-9700
County Waste - 866-456-6010
TFC Recycling - 757-247-9532
Waste Industries - 757-487-2220

Did you know that businesses that recycle save money?  Recycling helps to decrease the amount of garbage that is collected which cuts costs on disposal fees.  Please use the information below to determine how you can initiate a recycling program at your business.  

Recycling is Good for Business

How to Conduct a Waste Audit

Setting Up a Recycling Program at Work

Recycling Hauler List

Business Waste Prevention


Business Recycling Report Forms - Businesses are encouraged to fill out and return their annual Business Recycling Reporting Forms.  These forms are mailed out in December with the business license renewals.   The City uses the recycling data to calculate and report the City's annual recycling rate to the State's Department of Environmental Quality. DEQ asks that each locality recycle 25% of their wastestream.  Recycling rates since 2008: 

2008-36%   2009-22%   2010-27%   2011-36.2%   2012-38%   2013-47%   2014-39%  
2015-46%

Approximately 7675.75 tons of materials were recycled 2015. Thank you to those businesses who returned their recycling reporting forms:
Auto Parts & Supply
Carrabbas
Cedar Ridge Gardening & Landscaping
Chanellos Pizza
China House
Chipotle
City of Williamsburg
Colonial Folk Art
Colonial Williamsburg
Cook Out
Dr. Cherry
Green Services
Harris Teeter
Howard Motor Corp.
Manhattan Bagel
Olive Garden
Outback
Parks Orthodontist
Red Lobster
Ripleys
Second Street Bistro
Treadquarters
Verizon
Wawa
William & Mary
Yankee Candle


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