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Caroline County Public Works Division

12613 Mill Creek Road
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
(804) 633-4386


List of Convenience Sites


The Caroline County Department of Public Works provides a variety of services to assure that residents of, visitors to, and those who work in Caroline County, are provided an enjoyable and safe quality of life. The Public Works Department currently provides the following services:

  • Solid Waste disposal and collection, and recycling. Caroline County curtailed the operation of its landfill, and closed the facility. Municipal Solid Waste collected from the County’s Solid Waste Convenience Sites, which are strategically located throughout the County to permit easy access for all residents to dispose of wastes, will be disposed of at the BFI Landfill in Henrico County. All sites have recycling bins and the County encourages recycling by all residents and started aggressive recycling and litter control programs in January of 2001.
  • County Facilities Maintenance: The Public Works Department maintains all County facilities and properties, including Park maintenance and field maintenance for the County’s Recreational Program. The Public Works Department also constructs new parks and recreational facilities under the County’s Mini Park Program.
  • Facilities Planning, Design and Construction: The Public Works Department plans for and coordinates all facility design and construction. These services include in-house design and construction of small projects and construction management of larger projects.
The Public Works Department works closely with the Departments of Planning & Community Development and Economic Development to assure that development in the County occurs in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan, and to the benefit of the County.

The Caroline County Public Works Office is located at 12613 Mill Creek Road. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The following information is provided for your convenience:

SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING: If you have questions regarding the disposal of solid waste or recycling please contact the Public Works Office at: (804) 633-4386 – Monday through Friday, 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.

A list of the Caroline County Solid Waste Convenience Sites is provided below for your information. Effective July 19, 2010, all Convenience Sites will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm on Saturdays, and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Sundays.

All Collection Sites will be closed on Wednesdays and Easter Sunday, Thankgiving Day and Christmas Day. All other holidays the sites will open on the regular schedule.

Click here for a Convenience Site Standard Operating Procedures Manual


Bowling Green Convenience Site

Located at front of Old Sanitary Landfill
18280 Lakewood Road
Bowling Green, VA 22427
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Ladysmith Convenience Site 18517 Green Road
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
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Animal Shelter Convenience Site 14086 Devils 3 Jump Road
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
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Dawn Convenience Site 31179 Old Dawn Road
Hanover, VA 23069
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Corbin Convenience Site 6065 Widewake Drive
Woodford, VA 22580
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Sparta Convenience Site 22065 Bagby Road
Bowling Green, VA 22427
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Port Royal Convenience Site 25516 Tidewater Trail
Port Royal, VA 22535
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