Transfer Station

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8 am until 3:30 pm
Saturday: 8 am until 11:45 am
Closed on Sundays

Additional closings include New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Call for hours during these holiday periods. The facility may also be closed when snow and ice create unsafe conditions. During inclement weather, call the facility to check on operational status.

Tipping Fees

Commercial and residential trash is accepted during operating hours.
A tipping fee of $55/ton is charged for commercial trash (scales measure in 20 pound increments). Call for current rates on tires. The County no longer accepts commercial tires for disposal, only residential. Construction fees are charged for both residents and commercial entities.

Disposal of Household Items

Household items such as mattresses, box springs, furniture, kitchen appliances, washers, and dryers should be taken to the Transfer Station.  PLEASE do not  drop these items off at any of the Collection Centers.

Recycling & Solid Waste Collection Centers

Nelson County offers multiple locations for residents to drop off recycling and solid waste. Use of County facilities is limited to persons who either reside in Nelson County or who own real estate property in the County.

Contact Us
Physical Address
972 Morse Lane
Arrington, VA 22922
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 336
Lovingston, VA 22949
Lee Snead & Chip Davis
Sue Baker l Recycling Coordinator
Transfer Station & Animal Shelter Directions


From Lovingston, go south on U.S. 29 for approximately 8 miles. Turn east (left) on Morse Lane (VSH 748). Go 1 mile to end of road.