Residential Trash

The City of Poquoson uses City has several plans which to choose from; they const of 35 gallon carts with weekly or bi-weekly pickup,  65- gallon carts and for those in townhomes or lanes longer than 300 feet, Poquoson Green Bags. Please note all residents may also use Poquoson Green Bags for any additional garbage that will not fit in their cart. these bags are to be placed beside your cart on your collection day.  To see the cost of these plans visit the Solid Waste Billing Page or call the Finance Department at 757-868-3030. Containers/bags must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. If you have any questions or problems with this service, please call 757-868-3598.

Poquoson Green Bags are available at Food Lion and Taylor’s Do-It Center. The bags are $1.75 each and are sold in packages of five for $8.75. Filled green garbage bags can weigh no more the 50 pounds and can be placed next to the garbage container for pickup. Bags that are too heavy will be rejected for pick up.

For the day of your pickup, please visit Recycling & Garbage Routes or call 757-868-3598.

Holiday Collections - Garbage collection for the following holidays and all days following the holidays and all days following the holiday will be 1 day later than scheduled unless otherwise advised: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Container/bags must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. These days are also notated on the Solid Waste Calendar under Quick Links. 

If you have any question or problems with this service, please call 757-868-3598.

Residential Trash Service Guidelines