Trash & Recycling

The Clarke County Convenience Center is located at 90 Quarry Road (Rt. 612) in the northeastern part of the county and is for Clarke County residents only. This facility is not for commercial use. The center accepts bagged household trash and unbagged recyclables. (See details below.) An attendant is on site to assist residents, maintain the site, and ensure residents comply with posted policies.

The facility is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. Hours may change because of weather or other conditions. If use greatly increases, Clarke County may revise the schedule and open the facility on other weekdays.

The convenience center is closed:
• New Year’s Day
• Easter Sunday
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day

The Clarke County Convenience Center recycling containers accept paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel cans, and plastic (#1 and #2). It does not accept glass and plastics #3 through #7.
 
Do not put plastic bags of any kind in any of the recycling bins.


The facility does not accept yard waste of any kind, including but not limited to grass clippings, leaves, brush, limbs, tree stumps, logs, Christmas trees, etc. All yard waste as well as hazardous waste, computers, major and small household appliances, a/c units, dehumidifiers, lawn equipment with fluids removed, auto batteries, propane tanks, indoor and outdoor furniture, shelving, mattresses, box springs, remodeling waste such as lumber, pipes, carpeting, etc., must be taken to the Frederick County Landfill

The Clarke County Convenience Center operates through a shared agreement with the Frederick County (Va.) Landfill & Solid Waste system that includes the Frederick County Regional Landfill located at 280 Landfill Rd., in Winchester.
 
Clarke residents may also use Frederick County convenience centers located at Double Tollgate (4201 Stonewall Jackson Hwy.), Stephenson (235 Hot Run Dr.), and Greenwood (801 Greenwood Rd., Winchester). Residents in southern Clarke County use the Warren County convenience center at Shenandoah Farms (47 Blue Mountain Rd., Front Royal).

Berryville provides trash pickup and recycling for residents and businesses within town limits.
Boyce provides trash pickup for its residents.
 
Dumping trash of any kind on the ground or around the Clarke County Convenience Center property is prohibited and violators will be prosecuted. Illegal dumping constitutes a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to $2,500 and/or up to one year in imprisonment. The Clarke County Convenience Center site is under video surveillance 24/7.