Public Trash Collection Services

The Town of Montross provides curbside trash pickup for its residents once a week. Colonial Beach picks up residents’ trash at the curb once a week. There are also a number of private trash collection services that operate in Westmoreland County. You’ll find them in the phone book under Garbage Removal.

Public Waste Collection Sites

If you live in Westmoreland County, Montross or Colonial Beach, you must obtain a hangtag from the Treasurer’s Office and display it when you take your trash and recyclables to any of the county’s three collection centers. Some of them accept other types of waste, as noted:

Transfer Station Collection Center
Panorama Road, Route 622
Montross, VA 22520
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-6 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-7 pm (Daylight Savings Time)
Also accepts: Large items, such as appliances. Commercial solid waste. Leaves, brush and tree limbs.

Carmel Church Collection Center
Off Route 202
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-6 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-7 pm (Daylight Saving Time)

Monroe Hall Collection Center
Route 205
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-6 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Monday-Sunday, 7 am-7 pm (Daylight Saving Time)

Recycling

All three of the public waste collection sites also accept the following materials for recycling:

  • Newspaper
  • Glass (clear, green, brown)
  • Aluminum
  • Plastic (#1, #2)
  • Tin
  • Bi-metal products
  • Used motor oil

Construction Debris

The County's waste collection sites do not accept heavy construction debris, such as bricks and cinder blocks. You may obtain a voucher from the County Administrator’s Office to take these wastes to the facility in King and Queen County.