Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open to the public by appointment only at this time. Please call or email 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri. The permit office is open to the public with or without appointment 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

703-324-5230
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448, Fairfax, Va 22035

John Kellas,
Deputy Director, Solid Waste Management

Notices

Before coming to a DPWES facility

The disposal centers at the I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex are open regular hours. In accordance with the current COVID-19-related Executive Order from the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, DPWES administrative offices are open to the public by appointment or limited walk-in service.

Be prepared to wear a mask and practice social distancing. We are still encouraging customers to engage with us online, by phone, and/or virtually whenever possible. Before coming to a DPWES facility, please call, email, or check online for the specific facilities service status. Thank you!


Alert: Friday, February 26, 2021

Elimination of Plastic Bags for Yard Waste Collection

On February 23, 2021, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to prohibit the use of plastic bags for yard waste. Although the new rule takes effect March 1, the Solid Waste Management Program will be exercising enforcement discretion for a six-week period to allow time for customer notification and education on the new rule. Enforcement will begin Monday, April 19, 2021. Read County Leaders Approve Elimination of Plastic Bags for Yard Waste. See also, Elimination of Plastic Bags for Yard Waste Collection FAQs and Paper, Not Plastic: A Public Outreach Toolkit for Proper Disposal of Yard Waste.


At Home Curbside Pickup

If you have collection service through a private company, please contact them directly for schedule information. Visit Permitted Solid Waste Collection Companies.

For customers with trash collection through Fairfax County Government, see schedule and service details specific to these Sanitary District Customers at County Collection Customer Notices


Please take our Customer Satisfaction Survey.


Effective Monday, March 30, 2020 until further notice:

Residential Drop-off Facilities at I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex

  1. Administrative offices are open to the public by appointment only at this time. Please call or email 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday – Friday
  2. Commercial Cash (non-residential) receipts are no longer accepted on Sundays. Only receipts from residential customers will be accepted on Sundays.

Visit Recycling and Trash Locations and Hours for details.

See Covid-19 Operational Changes to Protect Front-Line Workers for the original news story.

Services referenced in the news story not included on this webpage have resumed.

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