Residents must use theirCity provided garbage cart--gray with BLUE lid.
Do not leave your cart at the curb after collection.
Place cart at the curb before 7 a.m. on your assigned collection day (Monday or Tuesday) with the lid opening facing the street and placed 3 ft. away from other carts, parked cars, utility poles, trees and bushes.
Trucks are automated, place all garbage in your cart.
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 117 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
Sims Metal Management 757-599-4940
Tewning Road Convenience Center (recycling)
117 Tewning Road, Williamsburg.
Shared recycling center for Williamsburg and James City County residents.
Recycling option for businesses.
Hours: Monday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed on Sunday.
By appointment only call 757-220-6140 to schedule.
Must schedule 2 business days prior to regular trash collection day.
Place items at the curb before 7 a.m. on your assigned collection day.
Collections are limited to 2 large items per collection and 3 collections per year.
Examples of bulk items include a sofa, chair, washer, dryer or mattress.
REMODELING/BUILDING MATERIALS OR CAR PARTS ARE NOT ALLOWED. This includes any type of wood.
Jolly Pond Convenience Center
1204 Jolly Pond Road, Williamsburg.
Open 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. seven days a week
The landfill is owned and operated by James City County but City residents are allowed. There is a charge to use the landfill which can be paid in two ways - pre-purchased coupons or credit card on site. NO CASH.
Coupon booklets are available at the City Williamsburg or James City County Treasurer's offices for $20/5 coupons. Number of coupons is subject to size of the load.
Household Chemical collections & Computer Recycling
Acceptable items: household maintenance products including paints, automotive products, lawn & garden products and household cleaning products. Desktop and laptop computers, servers, computer monitors, cell phones, computer wiring, desktop printers and scanners. Also rechargeable batteries, fluorescent and CFL light bulbs are collected.
Not Accepted: business or medical waste, compressed gas cylinders, explosives ammunition or gun powder, shock sensitive materials, radioactive products or household trash. No electronics. No TVS.
If you miss the Williamsburg HHC collections, Williamsburg residents are allowed to drop off items at other local collections. Print a schedule or see dates below. NOTE: 2019 dates have concluded. 2020 dates will be posted soon.