Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon – Fri

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 458, Fairfax, Va 22035

County Collection Customer,
Service Center

Vacuum Leaf Collection

Fairfax County provides vacuum leaf collection from the curb three times each season to a portion of the residences located in Fairfax County. The solid waste collection areas are established through a petition process. Vacuum collection areas require an additional leaf petition process.) For more information, see the links below as well as our frequently asked questions.

Report service issues or missed collections using the solid waste feedback form or call 703-802-3322, TTY 711.

Submit Online Form

The Customer Service Center is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for County-observed holidays.

Set-Out Information

The Leaf Collection Program is for leaves only. Leaves mixed with brush, rocks, tree trimmings, sticks or trash and other unacceptable materials cannot be vacuumed.

  • Place the leaves no further than four feet from the edge of the street line.
  • Please remove all debris from leaves prior to set-out.
  • Leaves raked out after the last scheduled round of collection will not be picked-up.
  • Do not block streets or pile leaves over storm drains or ditches.
  • Do not block leaf piles with cars or any type of equipment that could limit our accessibility to the pile or create hazardous conditions.
  • Do not park vehicles on piles of leaves -- this is a fire hazard!

Help Us Serve You Better

  • Please remember to rake your leaves out in advance of the timeframe we are estimated to be in your area.
  • Follow the Set-Out Information guidelines
  • Keep up with your leaves; it could snow!
  • Call the Trash/Leaf Collection Office if you have additional questions or concerns.
Vacuum Leaf Collection
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