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Fryer Oil Recycling Locations

Large quantities of household FOG (fats, oils or grease) accumulated from cooking, frying, and general food preparation purposes can be recycled at the following locations. Most locations require a minimum of five gallons collected, but smaller quantities can be bagged and disposed of with the regular household waste.

Newport News Collection
Used cooking oil is accepted at the City of Newport News Public Works Department’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility, located at the Denbigh Compost and Dropoff Facility, 550 Atkinson Way, Newport News (approximately one mile north of Denbigh Blvd on Warwick Blvd). The facility is open on Fridays and Saturdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The only exceptions are city-observed holidays.

Newport News residents are encouraged to call (757) 886-7947 to ensure that the items they wish to drop off are acceptable.

James City County Convenience Centers
Jolly Pond Road – 1204 Jolly Pond Road – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., seven days a week. Other recyclables taken at Jolly Pond Road are kitchen grease, waste motor oil and antifreeze, tires*, propane tanks*, scrap metal (including appliances), and brush*. When using this facility, residents are urged to allow ample time to unload vehicles prior to the 5:00 p.m. closing.

Tewning Road – 107 Tewning Road – Monday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Tuesday – Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed – Sunday. Waste motor oil, antifreeze and kitchen grease accepted.

Toano Convenience Center – 185 Industrial Boulevard (Hankins Industrial Park) – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., seven days a week. Other recyclables taken at the Toano Convenience Center include tires*, automobile batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, metal appliances and kitchen grease.

(*coupons required)

SPSA Facility Locations
SPSA operates eight household hazardous waste (HHW) collection facilities throughout Hampton Roads. These facilities are open on designated days so residents may bring products such as paint and pesticides to be disposed of safely, free of charge. Limit disposal to five gallons of liquid or 75 pounds of solid waste per visit.

Chesapeake Transfer Station
901 Hollowell Lane
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Open third Saturday and first Wednesday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Franklin Transfer Station
30521 General Thomas Highway
Franklin, VA 23851
Open last Thursday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Isle of Wight Transfer Station
13191 Four Square Road
Smithfield, VA 23430
Open third Friday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Landstown Transfer Station
1825 Concert Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Open second Saturday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Norfolk Transfer Station
3136 Woodland Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
Open first Saturday and fourth Wednesday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Refuse Derived Fuel Plant
4 Victory Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Open last Saturday and second Wednesday monthly 9:00 a.m. to noon

Regional Landfill
1 Bob Foeller Drive
Suffolk, VA 23434
Open Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Virginia Beach Landfill II
1991 Jake Sears Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Open Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, call the 24-hour information line at (757) 424-4297.

VPPSA Collection Locations
VPPSA operates three Household Chemical Collection sites for the residents of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg and York and James City Counties. Residents are notified of the schedules through a quarterly flyer placed in their recycling bins and in the local newspapers.

For more information call: (757) 259-9850 and speak with the Household Chemical Coordinator today!

Williamsburg/James City County
JCSA Staff Parking Lot
Tewning Road
(Off Ironbound Road)
Open 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

York County Recycling Drop Off Info
145 Goodwin Neck Road
Yorktown, VA 23692
Open 8:00 a.m. – noon
More info

Public Works Operations Complex
419 N. Armistead Avenue
Please call (757) 727-8311 for household chemical collections events held throughout the year.

Poquoson Municipal Building
Municipal Drive
Open 8:00 a.m. –  noon

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