Chesterfield Virginia

The Chesterfield County Virginia Landfill / Dump locations

Latest Update: June 30, 2022

Closed Easter, Independence Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Chesterfield landfill are currently operating on regular schedules.

The Landfill offices have stated that Credit and Debit Cards are the preferred method of payment during the COVID-19 crisis.

Signs indicate NO CASH is being accepted.

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Chesterfield County Landfill and Dump information: Phone 804-748-1297, 804-318-8209, 804-748-1447

The "Southern Convenience Center"
6700 Landfill Dr., Chester, VA 23831
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Thursday - Monday)

The "Northern Convenience Center"
3200 Warbro Rd., Midlothian, VA 23112
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Friday - Tuesday)

Shoosmith Sanitary Landfill
11520 Iron Bridge Road
Monday – Friday, 7AM to 4PM
Saturday, 7AM to Noon
(804) 414-8655
PO Box 2770
Chesterfield, VA  23832

Prices on Landfill sign June 2022

There are only two locations for public landfill dumping in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Landfill facilities are for the use of Chesterfield residents

Updated list of pricing March 2021

$7.00 - Pick Up Truck Household / Yard Waste

$15.00 - Pick Up Truck Demolition Debris

$14.00 - Pick Up Truck Household Waste with trailer

$30.00 - Pick Up Truck of Demolition Debris with trailer

$21.00 - Pick Up Truck of Household / Yard Waste with Trailer Longer than Ten Feet

$45.00 - Pick Up Truck of Demolition Debris with trailer

Trucks longer than a standard pickup truck to include moving trucks, roll backs, small dump trucks will be charged accordingly


Contractor SIgn showing fees for landfill

$7.00 - Household waste

$7.00 - Yard Waste

$10 / $15 - Appliances

$15.00 - Construction/remodeling debris

$2 / $5 - Tires

Hazardous chemicals - see attendant

Recycling - see attendant

E-cycling - see attendant

No medical waste

No commercial waste/yard waste

No stumps

Nothing over 8 inches in diameter

Price per standard size pick up truck load.

Larger loads will be charged accordingly.

Landfill Pricing

Mulching Sign June 2022

Mulching STation image at Chesterfield Ironbridge Location landfill

Ironbridge location rules

Items not allowed from older info:

    1. Timber greater than 16 inches in diameter
    2. Tree stumps
    3. Ammo
    4. Asbestos
    5. Lead
    6. Medical waste

Frequently asked questions

1. I am a new resident of chesterfield and I need to throw some things away. I was told that my ID needs to show a Chesterfield Va address before I can use the landfill. My question is, can I use a piece of mail as proof of residency?

Yes - a utility bill or similar item showing a Chesterfield VA address residency is sufficient proof to use the landfill if your license has yet to be changed.

2. Can used diabetic needles be disposd at the convenience centers?

Yes, first place into a 2-liter bottle. Secure the lid with duct tape.

Credit Cards are now accepted at the the convenience centers: MasterCard and Visa

The two landfills in Chesterfield are:

1. Southern Area Convenience Center

(Chesterfield VA Public Landfill - Dump)
6700 Landfill Drive
Landfill Information telephone 804-748-1297

HOURS: 7:00 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

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2. Northern Area Convenience Center

(Chesterfield VA Public Landfill - Dump)
3200 Warbro Road
Landfill Information telephone 804-748-1297

HOURS: 7:00 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Closed on Wednesday and Thursday

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Shoosmith Sanitary Landfill

11520 Iron Bridge Rd
Chester, VA 23831

Chesterfield County Landfill and Dump information:

Telephone 804-748-1297

General Services - Chesterfield County Environmental Division at 804-748-1297.

The Chesterfield County Government web site has more info HERE.

Chesterfield Waste & Resource Recovery Division
P.O. Box 290
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0290

Phone: 804-748-1297
Fax: 804-717-6414

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

[Below: The Southern Convenience Center Gate.]

Chesterfield Landfill gate and Dump

[Below: Southern Landfill Hours. Click to enlarge the image.]

Chesterfield Landfill Sign with Rules

Free Mulch for Chesterfield Residents

The Southern Area Convenience Center has mulch for Chesterfield residents: call for availability at 748-1297.

Day and Hours for mulch loading:

Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mulch is NOT available on days with RAIN.

About this page: This is not an official Chesterfield County Government page. It is a research page for the benefit of anyone interested in Chesterfield County, Virginia, and services available there for the Chesterfield County resident.

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