Convenience Centers and Recycling

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Convenience Center Locations (Arranged North to South)

Site Location Hours of Operation CLosed
Horntown Conv. Center 5536 Fleming Mill Rd, Horntown

7 AM to 6 PM

Closed Thur.
Chincoteague Conv. Center

5073 Deep Hole Rd,


7 AM to 6 PM



Makemie Park Conv. Center

9312 Neal Parker Rd,


7 AM to 6 PM Closed Wed.
Fishers Corner Conv. Center

26213 Parksley Road


7 AM to 6 PM Closed Tues.
Tasley Conv. Center 24574 Coastal Blvd, Tasley 7 AM to 6 PM Closed Wed.
Grangeville Conv. Center 31138 Seaside Rd, Keller  7 AM to 6 PM     Closed Tues.
Painter Conv. Center 16490 Wayside Drive, Painter 7 AM to 6 PM Closed Thur.

To view the locations of the Convenience Centers and Landfills on a map please go to AccoMap, the County's Geographical Information System (GIS). Please follow the instructions below once you are on the AccoMap site to view the locations:

  • Check the agree box or log in - select enter site
  • Select the Map tab
  • Check Solid Waste Disposal Facilities under County Resources

Hours of Operation

Sunday - Saturday: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Closed only on Christmas Day & Thanksgiving Day. Please note that each convenience center is closed on specified days noted above.

Who May Use These Facilities

For Household Waste: Persons disposing of limited quantities of household waste and designated recyclables originated and generated within Accomack County.

For Recycling: Persons or businesses disposing of designated recyclables generated within Accomack or Northhampton Counties.

Who May Not Use These Facilities – These persons must use the landfills

  • Commercial, business, or industrial activities

  • Trailers and high-sided pickups hauling large volumes of waste

What We Recycle At These Facilities

  • NO SORTING REQUIRED – ALL THESE ITEMS GO INTO ONE BIN! – #1 and #2 plastic drink bottles, milk jugs, food and beverage cartons, detergent bottles, newspapers and their inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, office paper, brown cardboard boxes, brown paper bags, aluminum cans, steel/tin cans,, telephone books, and cereal boxes
  • Electronic recycling at Fisher's Corner only. 
  • Household Hazardous Waste at Painter only.  Click HERE to see what you can dispose of. 


  • Tires (small truck/car, no rims, 4/visit, 32” max-not currently available at Chincoteague) 
  • Used Oil (any petroleum based product. We still CANNOT accept cooking oils. Please see attendant for assistance)
    • Motor oil
    • Antifreeze
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Cell phones
  • Textiles, Shoes, Books
  • Plastic Bags
    • Plastic Grocery & Shopping Bags        
    • Case Overwraps such as beverage case, toilet paper and paper towel overwraps
    • Dry Cleaning Bags
    • Newspaper Sleeves

 What We Cannot Recycle At These Facilities

  • Glass bottles, styrofoam, pizza boxes, food containers that are not clean and dry, frozen dinner trays, oil, antifreeze, and pesticide containers, window glass, light bulbs, crystal, cookware, ceramics, or coated cardboard containers such as those used to package wholesale vegetables and seafood products, and any other items not previously listed as acceptable.
  • If you are unsure about what items are recyclable and what are not, please ask the attendant!

Put & Take Area

Reusable items that are in good condition may be dropped off at the Put & Take Areas with permission of the Attendant on duty. Patrons may take items from these areas at any time that the centers are open. All sites with the exception of Chincoteague have designated Put & Take Areas.

Unauthorized Items

  • Commercial Solid Waste: Solid waste other than recyclables generated by stores, offices, restaurants, businesses, and all other non-residential uses.
  • Industrial Waste: Waste materials from processing plants, factories, or manufacturing operations.
  • Large quantities of construction materials or debris such as timbers, sized lumber, brick, metal, shingles, and concrete. It includes waste building materials, packaging, and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition operations on pavements, houses, commercial buildings, and other structures.
  • Dead animals, sewage sludge (to Northern Landfill), asbestos, liquids of any kind, pressurized containers such as propane tanks, tires (except as authorized herein).
  • Trees, brush, stumps, dirt, and other debris from land clearing, road building, and similar activities.
  • Yard Waste (e.g. leaves, limbs, grass trimmings)
  • Automobiles, trucks, construction equipment, and similar vehicles
  • Hazardous Waste: A waste which may cause or contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible illness.
  • Infectious Waste: A solid waste capable of producing an infectious disease (e.g. microbiological waste, pathological waste, blood products and sharps). Sharps include syringe needles. Individual quantities of diabetic needles are acceptable when properly containerized.

Scrap metal (including appliances) are accepted at the following sites:

  • Fisher’s Corner
  • Horntown
  • Chincoteague
  • Makemie Park
  • Painter
  • Grangeville
  • Tasley

For additional information, please contact the Public Works Office at (757) 787-1468.