Local government will clear debris from public areas, but you are responsible for debris on your property.
You can contact your local waste management office for more information.
In general, materials should be sorted for pickup:
- Electronics – TVs, computers, phones, DVD players.
- Large appliances – Water heater, stove, refrigerator, air conditioner, washer, dryer. (Do not leave doors unsealed or unsecured.)
- Hazardous waste – Oil, batteries, pesticides, paint, cleaning supplies.
- Vegetative debris – Tree branches, leaves, logs, plants.
- Construction and demolition debris – Building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, plumbing.
- Household garbage – Bagged garbage, discarded food, paper, packaging.
Do not burn household debris.
Be ready. Be willing to help.
Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971