Minimum Residential Recycling Requirements


Fairfax County does NOT collect trash for all residents who live in the county. For more information, see "Who picks up my trash?"

This page lists the minimum recycling requirements for county residents. Your service provider may collect additional materials. Contact your collection company or property manager for specific instructions.

See also Recycling Program Requirements: Recycling Information for Solid Waste Collectors, Property Managers/Owners and Residents.

Single-Family Homes and Townhomes

This information is also available as an illustrated flyer (English, Spanish).  Please call 703-324-5230, TTY 711 to request additional copies of the Recycling Green Sheet.  

Apartments and Condominiums

All apartment and condominium residents should be able to recycle cardboard and mixed paper onsite.   (Apartments and condominiums built after July 2007 are required to provide onsite recycling for metal food & beverage cans, glass bottles & jars, plastic bottles & jugs and scrap metal.  This level of service is optional for communities built before July 2007).

Please recycle the items below at a drop-off center or in your complex as directed by the property manager.

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Flyers are available for property owners and managers to use in educating their tenants. Versions are available in English and Spanish and include: Residential Cardboard and Mixed Paper ONLY (B&W or color) and Residential Cardboard and Mixed Paper PLUS additional materials (B&W or color). For more information, please call 703-324-5230, TTY 711.

 

See Also:
A-Z List of Recycling and Trash Topics
Materials for Recycling or Disposal


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