South Transfer Station
South Transfer Station Crew
|site||ADDRESS||HOURS of operation||CLOSED||PHONE|
|North Landfill||9400 Cutler Lane, Atlantic||8:30 AM to 4 PM||Sunday||(757) 824-5737|
|South Transfer Station||16640 Hollies Church Rd. Melfa||8:30 AM to 4 PM||Sunday||(757) 787-2814|
Hours of Operation
The North Landfill and South Transfer Station are open 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The landfills are closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Mailing Address (both the landfill and transfer station)
P. O. Box 476
Accomac, Virginia 23301
In general, only solid waste generated and originated within the county is accepted at the landfills. On a case by case basis, the Accomack County Board of Supervisors may approve a variance.
The North Landfill and South Transfer Station accept most waste that can be described as Commercial, Construction, or Household wastes.
The North Landfill and South Transfer Station are specifically prohibited from accepting hazardous waste. As a general guide, the following items or materials are prohibited:
- hazardous waste including asbestos material and regulated medical waste
- animal carcasses
- vehicles, farm equipment, construction equipment, etc.
- closed drums
- slaughterhouse waste
- unapproved seafood by-product waste
- unapproved industrial process waste
- unapproved sewage sludge
- pressurized containers with valves intact (eg., propane tanks)
The fee for disposing of waste at the landfill (Tipping Fee) is established by the Accomack County Board of Supervisors, and may be adjusted from time to time. The fee covers the cost to operate the landfills and pay for their closure when they are full.
Payment is made at the time of delivery to the landfill.
The standard tipping fee is $69.50 per ton. Effective July 1, 2018, the standard tipping fee will be $75.00. The following alternate fee has been established for tires.
|Car and Small Truck||$2.00 per tire as of July 1, 2018|
|Truck||$5.00 per tire|
|Off Road Vehicles||$20.43 per tire|
*An additional $2.00 per tire is charged for tires that are still on the rim.
(4) car and small truck tires free per day for non-commercial
How to Establish a Credit Account
Individuals and businesses anticipating the frequent disposal and/or large quantities of waste at the North Landfill and South Transfer Station may wish to establish a credit account.