Dispose of Trash
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The Town contracts with Bay Disposal and Recycling for residential refuse collection. The Town provides each residential address with one cart. Extra carts may be rented from Bay by calling 757-857-9700. Pick-ups are scheduled once a week (Monday’s for residents on West Side and Tuesday’s for residents on East Side).

Most large items to be disposed of may be taken to the Isle of Wight Transfer Station located at 13191 Four Square Rd., Smithfield. Please contact the Transfer Station at 757-961-3874 for hours of service and/or questions about disposal of refuse.

Call-In Debris Pickup will be each Wednesday - Residents must call Bay Disposal at 757-857-9700 to schedule debris pickup. There is a limit of 10 bags or bundles of yard debris per pickup day. Cutting and tree branches shall be tied and bundled and not exceed 60 inches in length or 3 inches in diameter. Bags and/or bundles shall not exceed 35 pounds in weight.

The Town provides a Spring Community Cleanup Day each year.  Dates and areas of service will be announced on the Town website.

2023 Refuse Collection Schedule

Refuse & Recycling Guide

Effective, Saturday, January 16th, 2021, the Town of Smithfield has discontinued CURBSIDE recycle collection.  If you are still interested in recycling household waste, please follow Isle of Wight County's Refuse & Recycling Center User Guide.


Schedule changes and make up days will be posted on the Town website.  If a collection day falls on any of the scheduled holidays below, the collection day will be rescheduled to the following day.

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day