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.

Single-Family Homes and Townhomes

Apartments and Condominiums

  • Cardboard & Mixed Paper (including, but not limited to magazines, newspaper, office paper, and miscellaneous paper products)
  • Metal Food & Beverage Containers
  • Glass Bottles & Jars
  • Plastic Bottles & Jugs
  • Scrap metal


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

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