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Trash Collection
Nancy Duval
Solid Waste Manager

1216 Kessler Mill Rd
Salem, VA  24153

Ph: (540) 387-6225
Fx: (540) 387-6112

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Curbside household trash collection is provided each week to Roanoke County residents and many businesses.  Bulk and brush is collected on a biweekly basis.  Streets are divided into either "A Weeks" or "B Weeks."  Please check our Find Your Collection Day page to determine which day and week your street is listed as.

Please click here to learn more about regulations related to automated trash collection.

Please click here to access the Fall Foliage data sheet regarding leaves prepared by the Community Development Department.

Uncollectible Items
Certain items cause considerable damage to our refuse trucks and are unable to be collected. The following items will damage the garbage trucks:

  • Dirt and sod.
  • Rocks.
  • Concrete.
  • Bricks.
  • Metal.

Please be aware of the following conditions:

  • Small amounts of debris from homeowner generated small remodeling or repair work may be placed out for collection with bulk pickup. Please do not put these items in your garbage container as they may damage the automated garbage collection vehicles.
  • Do not put hot ashes or charcoal in the automated container. If your container is damaged due to fire or misuse, you will be responsible for replacing the container at your own expense.
  • Tires - The County will pick up four regular car/truck tires, without the rim, per bulk collection pickup. Do not put tires in your garbage container.