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Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility

DEQ has received an application for a new proposed municipal sanitary solid waste landfill in Cumberland County.

The application, submitted by Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, LLC, is available to download from this webpage or can be viewed at the Cumberland Public Library.

During the course of this permitting action, documents submitted by the applicant and review letters issued by DEQ will be posted on this webpage.

Next steps:

  • The solid waste permitting process has several steps including an opportunity for the public to provide comments if a draft permit is proposed. 
  • DEQ will review the application and any submissions in accordance with the Virginia Waste Management Act and the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations.    
  • DEQ will hold an information meeting to answer questions about the permitting process for landfills. Additional information regarding this meeting will be posted as it becomes available. 
  • Questions may be submitted to GreenRidgeLandfill@DEQ.Virginia.gov.  Citizens are welcome at any time to submit to DEQ any information that they may wish to submit.  At no time does DEQ ignore any information provided but, as noted above, there are established legal procedures and processes regarding receipt of comments in which DEQ would provide a specific response to as part of a solid waste permitting process.  Additionally, it should be noted that comments submitted during the established public participation period and DEQ's responses are made part of the public record for the permitting decision.
  • For more info on the proposed project, or to be added to the applicant's mailing list, visit: www.greenridgeva.com

Documents submitted by Green Ridge: 
The documents below were not produced by DEQ. Some of the content may not be in an accessible format pursuant to Section 508 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)). Please call 800-592-5482 if you need assistance.

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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