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Solid Waste
9340 Virgil H. Goode Hwy.
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

Phone: 540-489-1600

Barry Sink, Supervisor
E-mail: Solid Waste

1255 Franklin Street, Suite 112
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

Haulers & Businesses

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 12:00 pm

7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Day




Where is the landfill located?
The landfill is located five miles south of Rocky Mount. There is a small sign located on the southbound lane (left side of highway) that says county landfill next left. This will be a cross over; the landfill entrance will be the second entrance after making U-turn.

What are the hours at the landfill?
Commercial Haulers - Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Anyone with construction debris or car tires - Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Homeowners (without construction debris or car tires) - Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Open all county holidays except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year's Day - 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays

What are the tipping fees?
$43.00 per ton

Do you accept credit cards?
We do NOT accept debit or credit cards for payment.  Cash or Check ONLY!

Will the landfill accept waste oil or gas tanks?
We will accept waste oil from homeowners ONLY. We have a waste oil tank at the landfill to put waste oil in.  We will accept old gas tanks if they are cut in half.

Where are the roll-offs or large containers located?
These boxes are left at various locations year round.  A schedule will be made for the cleanup and will be announced. View Schedule Here

What can homeowners put in the roll-offs or large containers?
NO COMMERCIAL HAULERS ALLOWED TO DUMP IN THE ROLL-OFF’S OR LARGE CONTAINERS!  THESE BOXES ARE FOR HOMEOWNERS ONLY!!! No construction debris of any kind, no car tires, no car batteries, no brush.  Items such as old appliances, mattresses, and furniture may be placed in the roll-off’s.

How can an individual obtain a roll-off or large container?
The county does not rent roll-off’s or large containers to individuals. You may contact BFI (1-800-982-5712), Franklin Container Service (1-540-489-3427), SML Garbage (1-540-721-7654), Tidy Service (1-800-296-0168), First Piedmont Service (1-800-476-6780), Waste Management (1-800-342-9532).

Why are there no recycling boxes for glass?
At this time there is no market for recycled glass. As the market becomes available, we will put the recycle box for glass back out.

If a Franklin County trash truck empties a recycling box, does this indicate that the recycling is going to be put in the landfill?
NO. We transport all Recycling to the Recycling location by our Franklin County trash truck