Beginning July 1, 2021, the County of Bland will be utilizing a new Solid Waste Contractor for the collection of residential trash throughout the County.
The new contractor will be Meridian Waste Virginia, LLC. The new contractor will begin collection starting on July 1st. Collection days will remain the same as they have Monday through Friday for the past years. Your collection time may change depending on the direction of the route the new company takes, but your collection day will not change. Trucks will begin collection at 7:00 a.m. each morning. Large items will continue to be collected the first full week of each month.
The following is a list of procedures you should follow for your solid waste collection:
Place trash out by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
All trash should be bagged in proper trash bags.
Place the trash at your collection site only.
Seven bags of trash are the maximum required to be collected by the contractor.
Large items consist of household furniture or white good items.
Do not leave trash loose in barrels for collection.
Do not set trash out the night or days before collection.
No tires, batteries, car parts, chemicals, or any construction materials will be collected.
There will be no recycling items collected.
For any concerns or issues with your collection service, please contact the Bland County Office of Public Works at 276-688-4622.