Northampton County solid-waste report shows that the county creates 30.6 million pounds of solid waste last year.
Trash is carted across the bay due to the county not having a dedicated landfill. The cost to haul the trash is $757,000.
TFC Recycling in Chesapeake collects recycling for both Northampton and Accomack. 291.32 tons of recyclables were picked up in Northampton last year.