Solid Waste Management / Recycling

The County operates seven recycling centers where County residents may bring their household waste and recyclables for disposal. These centers are managed by the County's Public Works Department. The Department administers the Solid Waste Ordinance, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and Environmental Protection Agency regulations relating to solid waste issues. For additional information please call the Charlotte County Administrator's Office at (434) 542-5117. 

Recycling Center Hours:
Monday - Saturday    7am to 7pm
Sunday   2pm to 5pm

Recycling Center Locations:
Bacon / Saxe 1224 Hermon Road (434) 454-6430
Charlotte Court House 300 Dixie Youth Drive (434) 542-4839
Drakes Branch 150 Depot Street (434) 568-6703
Keysville 65 Arvin Street (434) 736-0135
Phenix 301 Chester Street (434) 542-4756
Madisonville 1758 Rolling Hill Road (434) 248-5666
Wylliesburg 2640 Jeb Stuart Hwy. (434) 735-8549
  Recyclable Materials Accepted at ALL Recycling Centers:

  • Newspapers
  • Shredded Paper (bag separately)
  • Glass (rinse, remove lids & caps, labels can be left on)
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Scrap Metal and Aluminum
  • Clothing and Shoes for Friendship Used Clothing Collections, LLC
  • Tires*
*Tractor tires and large equipment tires must be taken directly to the landfill by the owner
Co-mingled Recycling:
Co-mingled recycling is accepted
only at the Charlotte Court House recycling center at this time.

Co-mingled recycling involves the collection of multiple types of recyclable materials in a single container, making it easier to collect and store recyclable materials in your home.  Collected co-mingled recyclables are sent to a processing plant were they are separated and prepared for resale.  For more information regarding co-mingled recycling see our program information sheet or call the County Administrator's Office at (434) 542-5117.
Other Recycling Opportunities:
Gently used clothing, toys and household items can be delivered to:

Tail Waggers
Thrift Store
425 Railroad Avenue
Keysville, VA 
1425 S Main St # A
Farmville, VA‎
(434) 392-7333‎
  Electronic Recycling:
For information about retailers that accept electronics for recycling, please visit the EPA website here.

Prohibited Items:
  • Hazardous materials
  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Ammunition
  • Sheet-rock, shingles and other building construction & demolition materials**
  • Brush, stumps and yard debris**
  • Asbestos material
  • Propane tanks
  • Tractor tires, large equipment tires and commercial truck tires**

To learn where to safely dispose of prohibited materials and to find out more about recycling, conservation, & good stewardship visit:  or


** These items may be disposed of at the Southside Regional Landfill which serves the counties of Charlotte, Mecklenburg and Halifax.  Located at 4803 Highway Ninety-two in Chase City, the regional landfill is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   The landfill charges a fee of $40 per ton for disposal.  For more information contact the landfill at 434-738-6210.