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Trash Services
The Town of Culpeper Public Works Department provides trash collection for residents and businesses once per week. The following highlights the services and fees.


The Town furnishes each resident with one 95-gallon trash cart. A sanitation equipment replacement fee is charged at $2.50 per month.

If a resident finds that one trash cart is insufficient, additional carts may be purchased for sixty dollars ($65) each, not to exceed a total of four (4) carts. Additional carts will be billed an additional $2.50 per month and may be purchased at the Treasurer's Office, 400 South Main Street, Suite 109, Culpeper.


The Town allows up to four (4) trash carts per business at a monthly tipping fee of $15.00 per cart, plus the monthly sanitation equipment replacement fee of $2.50 per cart.

Total Monthly cost for 1 cart is $17.50 per month.  Additional carts may be requested at the Town Treasurer's Office, 400 South Main Street Suite 109, Culpeper.

Acceptable Receptacles: 

Only refuse contained in the 95-gallon cart(s) supplied by or purchased from the Town will be collected.

Other Information:

Cancellations of trash collection due to inclement weather are announced on

  • WCVA AM 1490
  • WJMA FM 103.1
Holiday schedule changes are announced on the radio, in the local newspapers, or Culpeper Media Network, on the Town's website, and posted at the Municipal Building, 400 South Main Street.

Trash Collection schedules and Trash Pick Up Day Map


Please contact the Public Works Department with questions regarding the trash services or any other trash collection matters at (540) 825-0285. For billing related questions, please contact the Town Treasurer's Office by email at or by phone at (540) 829-8220 .