Transfer Station

The Solid Waste Disposal Department is responsible for recycling and waste disposal for the City of Salem.

Waste Disposal

Types of waste accepted

  1. Agricultural
  2. Commercial
  3. Industrial
  4. Residential
  5. Construction Debris
  6. Appliances free of compressed gas

Types of waste not accepted

  1. Free liquids (paint, petroleum products, cleaning solvents, water, etc.)
    Paint absorbed in material such as Sta-Dri or sawdust is accepted.
  2. Regulated Hazardous Waste
  3. Solid waste residues or soils containing more than 1.0 p.p.h of dioxin, residues or soils containing 50.0 p.p.b. or more of PCPs.
  4. Sludges
  5. Pesticide containers that have not been triple rinsed and crushed
  6. Drums that are not empty, properly cleaned and opened
  7. Regulated medical waste or residue from the processing or treatment of regulated medical waste
  8. Asbestos containing material
  9. Materials prohibited from sanitary landfill disposal unless the material can safely be introduced into the city's recycling program

Anyone delivering unauthorized waste to the city's Solid Waste Management Facility will be responsible for its removal and proper disposal.

John Wade on 2-way radio
John Wade on 2-way radio
Leaving scales
Leaving scales
Pushing Trash
Pushing Trash
Salem Truck at Exit
Salem Truck at Exit
Signs at Scales
Signs at Scales
Tipping Floor
Tipping Floor
Trash collection
Trash collection
Truck Arrival
Truck Arrival
  • John Wade on 2-way radio
  • Leaving scales
  • Pushing Trash
  • Salem Truck at Exit
  • Signs at Scales
  • Tipping Floor
  • Trash collection
  • Truck Arrival

MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(540) 375-3052

ADDRESS

1271 Indiana Street
Salem, VA 24153

E-MAIL ADDRESS

mtyler@salemva.gov

OFFICE HOURS

7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am - Saturday

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