Blue Ridge Resource Authority

In 1991, the Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors created the Rockbridge County Solid Waste Authority, under the provisions of the Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act, for the purpose of owning and operating the Rockbridge Regional Landfill.


Blue Ridge Resource Authority accepts the following items from its member localities and their citizens, municipal customers and their citizens, and commercial customers:

  • Box Springs/Mattresses and Other Bulky Items
  • Construction and Demolition Debris
  • Dead Animals
  • Dried Latex Paint
  • Electronics Recycling
  • Fluorescent Tubes (Household/Residential ONLY)
  • Furniture
  • Household Debris
  • Household Waste
  • Shingles (Asphalt and Non-Friable Asbestos, and Other Roofing Materials)
  • Tires (See Master Fee Table Below)
  • Wire and Wire Fencing
  • Yard Waste/Brush/Woody Debris


BRRA Landfill:
M-F 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM;
Sat 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

BRRA Collection Center:
M-Sat 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM


Citizens of a member locality or municipal customer may deliver household/residential waste to BRRA free of charge at time of use. Localities may bill citizens separately for certain items delivered to BRRA. The following current rates are assessed by BRRA:

Blue Ridge Resource Authority Master Fee Table, Fiscal Year 2020 (effective July 1, 2019)

User Tipping Fee Unit
Member (Rockbridge County and Lexington City) $54.50 Ton
Member Jurisdiction Commercial $56.50 Ton
Municipal Customer (Buena Vista City) $68.18* Ton
Non-Jurisdictional Commercial $70.63** Ton
---------------------------Special Items-------------------------
Light Auto/Truck Tires $1.50 Item
Light Auto/Truck Tires - On Rim $3.00 Item
Recreational/ATV Tires $1.50 Item
Over the Road Tires (Over 20") $8.00 Item
Over the Road Tires (Over 20") - On Rim $16.00 Item
Farm Tractor (Rear Tires) $8.00 Item
Farm Tractor (Rear Tires) - On Rim $16.00 Item
Heavy Equipment $186.00 Ton
CRT Televisions/Monitors and Projections TVs:
CRT Television/Monitor - 19" and larger $11.00 Item
CRT Television/Monitor - less than 19" $6.00 Item
Projection Television $30.00 Item
Clean Fill $20.00 Ton
* - reflects additional 25% above approved Member (Rockbridge County/Lexington) rate
** - reflects additional 25% above approved Member jurisdiction Commercial Customer rate
*** - additional 25% surcharge will be added to all tires and other special items for Municipal Customer and Non-Jurisdictional Commercial Customer transactions
Effective May 15, 2018:
All Debit/Credit Card Transactions Will Be Subject to a 3% Convenience Fee
All Customer Accounts 30 Days Past Due Will Be Subject to an 8%
Annual Interest Penalty, Compounded Monthly


Notice – Blue Ridge Resource Authority to hold Continued Regular Meeting on November 21, 2019

November 8, 2019

Please take notice that the Blue Ridge Resource Authority (BRRA) has scheduled the continued meeting to be held on November 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the continued meeting will be to review bids and consider award for the Phase 1 Landfill Closure Project.

All regular meetings of the Blue Ridge Resource Authority Board of Directors, unless otherwise specified, are held in the 1st floor Board Room of the Rockbridge County Administration Building, located at 150 S. Main Street in Lexington. All meetings are open to the public.

The BRRA staff gave a tour of the landfill to Colonel Timmes Environmental Engineering class from VMI, while enjoying the view.

November 1, 2019