Illegal Dumping

Forms of Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping may be more than you think. The 3 most common forms of illegal dumping in Pittsylvania County are:

  • Business dumping waste at compactor sites.
    • All businesses should either rent a container or bring waste to the landfill.
  • Contractors dumping construction waste at compactor sites.
    • All construction waste should be brought to the landfill.
  • Residents dumping trash on ground or overfilling compactors.
    • All trash should be put inside the compactor or other trash receptacle.


Littering is not just tossing litter out the window. A few tips include:

  • Please secure your trash on the way to the convenience center.
  • Tie bags securely and be sure to cover any loose debris that might blow out of your vehicle.