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Residential Disposal Policy

                                                          POLICY CONDITIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018

Residents of the CITIES OF ROANOKE & SALEM, ROANOKE COUNTY and the TOWN OF VINTON may dispose of HOUSEHOLD waste at no charge under this Policy at Tinker Creek Transfer Station, 1020 Hollins Rd., NE, Roanoke, VA and at Salem Transfer Station, 1271 Indiana Street, Salem, VA

    Residential only – From RVRA Service-Area Only                 YES     
    • VA Licensed Vehicle & Driver                                     YES
    • Maximum Vehicle Size                                          ¾ TON Pickup; Trailer (>8’ charged 2 trips)  
    • Frequency                                                  12 TRIPS PER YEAR (July 1 - June 30)            
    • Contracted Work                                                       NO                                                  
    • Shingles                                                                   NO
    • Stumps/logs >24” dia.                                               NO
    • Tires                                                          4 PASSENGER CAR TIRES per TRIP, after (4) $5 each                                                      
    • Rock, Dirt, Brick, Concrete, Asphalt, e.g.           < 500 lbs.
    • DIY Construction Debris                                           YES
    • Single-Family Rental Property Residents                    YES - TENANTS ONLY
    • Vacant Lots                                                             YES
    • Waivers & Special Disposal                                       YES, with PRIOR APPROVAL

    • FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: RVRA @ 857-5050
    • FOR WAIVERS AND SPECIAL DISPOSAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
    • CITY OF ROANOKE - 853-2000
    • CITY OF SALEM - 375-3071
    • COUNTY OF ROANOKE - 387-6225
    • TOWN OF VINTON - 983-0605

    • **ATTENTION: If inspection determines any contents of load are not acceptable waste, the resident will pay for disposal at the prevailing FEE. All Waivers & Special disposal slips will become Null & Void.

    • This program applies to the Primary Residence only
    • All loads must be properly covered or the driver shall pay a $25.00 fee before dumping
    • The program is not available for waste generated by contracted work
    • Tires are $5.00 each over the set limit; tires must be separated from other waste when dumped
    • Maximum size VEHICLE approved under the Free Residential Program is ¾ ton or 8’ Trailer
    • • Trailers greater than 8’ will be assessed 2 trips toward the 12-trip/year allotment
    • RVRA reserves the right to require proof of residence (i.e. valid driver’s license; utility bill; etc.)
    • RVRA reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any material for any reason at its sole discretion
    • *ACCEPTABLE MATERIAL–if not a result of contracted work
    • Brush or shrubbery, Yard Waste Furniture & Appliances
    • Household debris from clean up or clean out
    • Construction & remodeling debris resulting from DIY-homeowner work
    • *UNACCEPTABLE – FEES FOR TRANSFER STATION
    • $ 15.00 Minimum Charge
    • $ 61.50 per ton for Mixed Waste
    • $ 61.50 per ton for Treated Wood Products
    • $ 35.00 per ton for Untreated Wood Products
    • WASTE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR RESIDENTIAL DISPOSAL:
    • • HAZARDOUS, INFECTIOUS, LIQUID WASTES
    • • WASTE GENERATED OUTSIDE THE CITIES OF ROANOKE AND SALEM, THE COUNTY OF ROANOKE OR THE TOWN OF VINTON