Chesterfield County Northern Area Transfer Station

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  • Monday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Sunday 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM

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The Chesterfield County Northern Area Transfer Station is located on 3200 Warbro Road, off Genito Road, Midlothian, VA 23112. This landfill is opened on the following hours:

  • Monday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM

The landfill is closed on all US federal holidays. The dumps on the landfill are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the applicable state laws.

The Northern Area Transfer Station Virginia buries trash and garbage below secured and stratified layers of dirt and isolating material. The transfer station accepts tire, solid waste, hazardous waste, and inert material waste. For any other type of waste that you are not SURE ABOUT, you can reach them out at (843) 623-2464.

You may contact the Chesterfield County Landfill about any information regarding: waste managing policies, recycling policies, commercial garbage, accepted types of trash, industrial waste, household garbage, appliances disposal and hazardous waste management.

The disposal is free, and contractors are not permitted to bring in chemicals. Residential items accepted include acids, aerosol cans, up to 10 gallons of antifreeze, auto batteries, up to 5 compact fluorescent light bulbs per household, up to 5 fluorescent light tubes per household, up to 10 gallons of gasoline (in OSHA approved gas cans), oil filters, paints (additional details under the paint disposal section), pesticides, solvents, thermostats, and up to 10 gallons of used oil.

The county’s disposal facilities do not accept the following items: ammunition, asbestos, vehicles and boats with titles, bamboo, commercial construction and demolition debris, dedicated loads of asphalt and concrete, dirt, explosive materials, fire extinguishers, flares, lead, medical waste, oversized tires, propane tanks larger than 30 pounds, stumps, tanks, and timber that exceeds 16 inches in diameter or 8 feet in length. Oil-based paint is only accepted at designated events.

You can reach the Chesterfield County Northern Area Transfer Station about their opening hours to the public and what is the visitor policy. They would gladly answer your questions.

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Popular questions at Chesterfield Transfer Station

How much to dump at landfill?

Each landfill has a different cost to use its services. The price depends on many factors, such as type of waste ( hazardous, construction and demolition waste, municipal solid waste, and inert waste ), location of the landfill, and the individual charges of the landfill. According to statistics, the USA average price per ton is $53.72. The costs tend to be higher in the Pacific area, where they reach an average of $72.02 per ton of waste. The prices are averagely the cheapest in South Central, where they reach $39.66 per ton. From statistics, we see that the highest populated areas, the Pacific and the northeast are the costliest, while the other areas of the USA tend to have cheaper prices per ton.

What time does landfill open near me?

The schedule of each landfill differs and they different hours of operation. To find the opening hours regarding a specific landfill, you use the above site. After you have located the desired landfill to use, the operating hours can be seen on current page of site after clicking into the “Opening hours” section. There you will be able to locate the opening hours and any other facts about the business services of the landfill.

What is a transfer station?

When waste arrives in a landfill it needs to be sorted out first. Therefore, we have waste sorting stations. These are specialized for municipal waste and not for other types of landfills. Garbage trucks dump their municipal waste. Then the waste is separated into recyclable waste and non-recyclable materials. The non-recyclable garbage is then separated into hazardous waste, energy recyclable waste, landfill waste, or incinerator waste. Afterward that it has been sorted out, it is then loaded onto garbage trucks, and this deposits the waste onto their designated places.

What is a secure chemical landfill?

Chemical landfills are a variation of sanitary landfills. Chemical landfills are made to secure and hazardous waste. This type of landfill is made on top of a nonporous bedrock. The idea is to create a place that is specialized to reduce the likelihood of hazardous waste reaching the environment. This type of landfill has a pit with a heavily protected bottom that does not allow hazardous materials to reach the soil. These landfills are operated by specialized personnel, and they have strong monitoring systems. To deposit materials in a chemical landfill, it is mandatory to research the local applicable laws and any federal laws that pertain to the type of waste that you intend to dispose of.

How is a sanitary landfill different from a dump?

A sanitary landfill is different from a dump in the meaning that it goes above and beyond to assure that there is no environmental pollution. A sanitary landfill also reuses gases to generate electricity while eliminating the chance of liquids spillage onto fresh groundwater. The landfill is also covered, so the wind won’t fly away debris or any piece of garbage. A dump is just an open space to dump the garbage. No controlled activity, no monitoring, no expert supervision, and no environmental protection. The waste decomposes in the open air and pollutes the soil and groundwater water.



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