City residents who receive the city’s curbside trash collection services now have an easier way to get rid of their household waste and recycling. Single Stream Collection, also called the “all in one” system, accepts waste and recyclables in the same container.
The City of Harrisonburg will be collecting live Christmas trees starting January 2 and ending January 5. Please place your tree at the curb for collection.
The annual curbside leaf collection is underway in Harrisonburg. Leaf collection in Harrisonburg continues for six weeks (weather permitting), view the entire schedule.
The City of Harrisonburg collects bulk and yard debris/leaves twice a month. These pickup days will be determined by your regular trash day. Residents may set out a maximum of ten yard debris items and a maximum of five bulk items on their scheduled day.
The landfill receives waste from Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg totaling approximately 130,000 tons per year.
The City is separated into the east and west sections with leaf trucks assigned to each section on alternating weeks. Citizens are asked to rake their leaves out to the curb or the edge of the roadway.
Household hazardous wastes are defined as leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients.
The mission of the Public Works Department is to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by providing efficient public services, protecting the public interest with good environmental policies, enforcing codes, and constructing, operating and maintaining the City's infrastructure.