Trash / Bulk Pickup

Trash Pickup Schedule

Division of Waste Management Bulk Trash Removal and Questions: 757-393-8663

Note: According to Code Section 16-64, the new rate is $30.16 per dwelling unit per month. The ordinance took effect on July 1, 2017.
  1. Holiday Schedule
  2. Trash Pickup Day

 Public Notice – Trash Drop-off at Wheelabrator Discontinued

Effective Monday, April 17th, residents will no longer have access to the Wheelabrator Portsmouth facility for dropping off trash due to safety concerns. 
Residents will continue to have access to other Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) facilities.
For more information on these locations, please go to the SPSA website, using the following link:

 Portsmouth to Resume Normal Schedule January 9, 2017

All Monday trash, recycling, and bulk routes were cancelled and are rescheduled to be collected on Wednesday, January 10th.

All Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday trash, recycling, and bulk routes are scheduled to resume and be collected on a normal schedule.

Please note-- due to the icy road conditions that remain in the neighborhoods, collections could experience delays.  In advance, we thank you for your patience.  Also, thank you and for keeping receptacles clear of your vehicles and yard items that are snow-covered and not easily visible to our drivers.

All Friday trash and recycling routes will be collected on Friday, January 12, 2018.

public Notice January 20 2018