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Current Size: 80%

Materials accepted:

  • All plastics (#1, #2, including plastic bags)
    • #3-#7 not accepted
  • Household Batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, etc.)
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Tin Cans
  • Glass
  • Office Paper (Shredded or White)
  • Newspaper, magazines, junk mail
  • Cardboard
  • Bulk (i.e. furniture, mattress, boxspring, tv, stereo, computer) - *Convenience Center only
  • Yard Debris (tree/brush/shrub trimmings and bagged leaves only) - *Convenience Center only
  • Bagged Grass Clippings - *Convenience Center only
  • Scrap Metal (i.e. appliance with freon removed, washer, dryer, bed frame, lawnmower, barbecue grill) - *Convenience Center only

How it works:

Residents are responsible for taking their own recyclable materials to the center or mobile unit. Once at drop-off location, the items will need to be sorted into the appropriate container. An attendant will be on site to provide assistance. 

Materials NOT accepted:


Harrisonburg Recycling Convenience Center

Recycling Convenience Center - Temporarily Closed

2055 Beery Road, Harrisonburg, VA

Hours of operation:

Monday through Friday*


*Closed for city holidays.






Recycling Mobile Unit - Open Until Further Notice

Hours of operation: 8:00am-12:00pm *Weather permitting and closed for city holidays.

Monday - Lucy Simms Center - 620 Simms Ave.

Tuesday - Westover Park - 305 S Dogwood Dr.

Wednesday - Park View Mennonite Church - 1600 College Ave

Thursday - W. Gay St. - Parking lot for walking track adjacent to Waterman Elementary

Saturday - Farmer's Market - 345 S Main St.

*Please Note: In the event the Mobile Recycling unit reaches capacity, attendant is required to close early.