The Shoosmith Landfill has operated over 30 years with environmental integrity and innovative use of resources. Conveniently located with a large array of unloading equipment including tippers and modified excavators, as well as an on-site quarry and asphalt plant providing optimum all weather access roads, ensuring the quickest turn around time possible.
Shoosmith Brothers’ continued focus and lasting commitmentto the sustainment of our natural resources is evident at our state-of-the-art landfill facility. Recycling on average nearly 300,000 tons a year coupled with a Material Recovery Operation addition in 2010. Shoosmith Bros. is a leading force to a greener Virginia.
Conveniently Located. Servicing The Greater Metropolitan Richmond Area.
In addition to the natural wildlife preserve supported within the 500 acres operated by Shoosmith Bros., Inc. are several essential and independently run companies.
Ingenco converts landfill gas into 16 megawatts of electricity, enough energy to power 10,000 homes a day.
Vulcan Materials Company for mining of granite from the on-site quarry which will eventually facilitate more landfill space.
Lee Hy Paving Company uses the granite from the quarry to make asphalt.
The Shoosmith Sanitary Landfill in Chesterfield County is comprehensive and services the surrounding community. Abiding by all regulations, we are environmentally friendly and an asset to the area.
To learn more about landfill designs and waste disposal in general, you may visit the website for Virginia Waste Industries Association.
Recycling operations include wood mulching and tire grinding for beneficial reuse, and a collection of landfill gas (LFG) for electricity by a LFG-to-Energy Power Plant, as shown in the photographs.
If you have questions regarding the landfill, please call (804) 748-3311 or e-mail us.
For information concerning Shoosmith Construction, Inc., please visit shoosmith.com