Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri. The permit office is open 8 a.m. - 4 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

America Recycles Day

Fairfax Recycles Day

In communities across the country America Recycles Day is recognized on November 15. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website, since 1960 the recycling rate in America has increased from less than 7 percent to a current rate of 32 percent and recycling and reuse activities account for 681,000 jobs and $37.8 billion in wages.

Fairfax County's celebrations for America Recycles Day include activities including a poster contest!

2021 Poster Contest Winners

Winner Overall Message: Pinidi Kahandawa Mudiyanselage; Sixth Grade
Winner Overall Message: Pinidi Kahandawa Mudiyanselage; Sixth Grade
Winner Fun Message: McClain Caswell, 4th Grader
Winner Fun Message: McClain Caswell, 4th Grader
Winner Graphic Art: Kathleen McLane
Winner Graphic Art: Kathleen McLane
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