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Convenience Center - Refuse/Recycling

Convenience Center - Refuse/Recycling


Waste Management Facility

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Prince George County Convenience Center
3100 Union Branch Road
South Prince George, VA 23805

(804) 733-2795

HOURS: 7 Days A Week
              7:00 AM - 6:00 PM During (Daylight Savings Time)  AND 
              8:00 AM - 5:00 PM During (Eastern Standard Time)

Holiday Schedule
CLOSED: 12 Noon News Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, 12 Noon Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


User Fees:
Household Waste:  Any resident of Prince George County may dispose of household refuse in the containers at the convenience station for a fee when presenting identification establishing him or her as a resident of the County.

  • Recycling  - NO CHARGE 
  • All other trash and debris will be weighed and charged 6 Cents per pound (rounded to the nearest dollar)
  • Minimum charge $3.00
  • Televisions - $25.00 each
  • Tires - $5.00 each
  • Propane Tanks - $3.00 each
  • Items containing Freon - $15.00 each
  • Farm Implement tires, Tractor Tires and Commercial Tires have an additional charge. For prices call 804-733-2795
  • Yard waste (limbs, leaves, grass, etc.) & metals are recyclable but will be charged at the 6-cents per pound charge.

The Center is accepting the following in the expanded Recycling Area:

  • Used Motor Oil
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Glass / Plastics
  • Paper
  • Textiles (clothes/shoes)

In the event the scale becomes (temporarily) inoperable,  Meridan Waste will apply the BAG/BULK price schedule.

Disposing of Items:
Disposing of Household Hazardous Waste-
Disposal of Household Hazardous items to include, oil based paints, pesticides (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodent baits, including weed & feed fertilizers), paint thinners and solvents, unwanted fuels (gasoline, kerosene), unwanted household cleaners (oven, drain and floor), chemistry sets, photographic chemicals and brake fluids must be disposed of by a professional hazardous waste disposal company. For more information, please call the Department of General Services 804-722-0775.

Medications Disposal-
The Community Policing Division of the Prince George Police Department sponsors a “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” twice per year.  These events will occur in the Spring and Fall. County Residents can safely dispose of any unused or expired Prescription Medications during the hours of 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. on a designated Saturday date. Dates and Collection Sites will be determined by the Community Policing Division. For Questions and Information regarding Prescription Drug Take Back events, please contact the Community Policing Division at:

Prince George County Police Department – Community Policing Division
Non-Emergency: (804) 733-2773
Email: communitypolicing@princegeorgecountyva.gov

And for more information on prescription drug take back, please see the DEA National Take Back Day website: https://takebackday.dea.gov/

Paint Disposal-
Latex paint can be allowed to dry/harden and then placed with normal household trash for disposal.
Oil based paint must be disposed of by a professional hazardous waste disposal company. 

For additional information, contact:
Department of General Services
County of Prince George
Phone: (804) 722-0775
Fax:      (804) 733-5917
Email: dsimmons@princegeorgecountyva.gov

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