Location & Hours

The Rockingham County / Harrisonburg Landfill is open Monday through Saturday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm.
The Landfill is closed or has reduced operating hours on all major holidays and the day before Thanksgiving.

The landfill is located at:
813 Greendale Rd
Harrisonburg, VA

The Landfill main phone number is: (540) 564-3159

Recyclables Accepted

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Cardboard, chipboard
  • Ferrous metals
  • Glass food and beverage containers
  • Household batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, etc.)
  • Newspaper, magazines, telephone books, greeting cards
  • Plastic (all plastic must be marked with a #1, #2, or #5 only  on base)
  • Plastic Bags (i.e., Wal-Mart and Food Lion bags)
  • Steel and bi-metal cans
  • White goods, dryers, washing machines, stoves, freezers and refrigerators
  • Used anti-freeze
  • Used motor oil
  • TV's - **excluding console style

Items not ACCEPTED

  • Railroad Ties
  • Balist with PCB's (hazardous waste day only)
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Chemicals of any kind (hazardous waste day only)
  • Cleaners of any kind (hazardous waste day only)
  • Cooking Oil (hazardous waste day only)
  • Fertilizers
  • Flourescent Bulbs (hazardous waste day only)
  • Fuels of any kind
  • Medical Waste (no syringes) (hazardous waste day only)
  • No paint unless it is completely dried up; oil base

Tipping Fees

Item Type
Rate Type Fee Per Ton

Commercial and industrial County and City $54
Construction and wood debris County and City $60

Residential City $54
Residential over 1,000 lbs. County $54
Residential under 1,000 lbs. County No charge  

Tire Charge

Tire Type Charge Amount
County and City small, off rim $2.00
County and City large, off rim $3.00
County and City Tire on rim $5.00
 Per ton tires larger than 18 in. - EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020
 Per ton for 15 or more tires (any size on rim) - EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020

Brush Charge

Resident Type
Charge Per Ton
County resident
County business
City resident
City business
Stumps - County and City $14.50 per ton

Yard Debris/Grass Clippings

Charge: N/A

Yard Debris/Grass Clippings - may be disposed of either loose or in biodegradable bags in the designated area. (NO PLASTIC BAGS/CARDBOARD BOXES ARE ALLOWED)


  • Dead animals - We only accept appointments for dead animals on Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. The charge is $58 per ton.
  • White goods - no charge.
  • Freon appliances - no charge.
  • Bulk glass - City/County businesses - $14.50 per ton.
  • Console Style TV's - Current tipping rate
  • Fluorescent light tubes - Residential non mercury tubes only