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 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-802-3322
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448, Fairfax, Va 22035

County Collection Customer,
Service Center

County Collection Customers

The collection of cardboard placed outside of the county recycle cart resumed Monday, June 29, 2020.

  • All cardboard must be collapsed
  • Styrofoam, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, plastic must be removed from the collapsed boxes

Delay in Special pick-up (brush & bulk)

We are seriously running behind on special pick-ups due to volume. If your special pick-up is not collected on your regular collection day, please leave it at the curb/street line and it will be collected as soon as we can.


Covid-19 Curbside Collection Changes Details ->

Who Picks Up My Trash?

County

This information applies to county collection customers who receive trash and recycling collection from Fairfax County Government, about ten percent (10%) of residents and businesses in Fairfax County.
Unsure if you are a county collection customer? Visit "Who Picks Up My Trash map."

Private

In most cases, ninety percent (90%) of residents and businesses in Fairfax County, a private collection company picks up your trash and recycling. Residents are billed by the collection company or pay via their Home Owner Association fees. Please contact your provider directly regarding services. View registered solid waste collection companies.


Curbside Trash

Curbside Trash Pickup

Curbside Recycling

Trash and Recycle bins

Special Pickups and Megabulk Collections

SCHEDULE A SPECIAL PICKUP

Less than 12 cubic yards:

Please remember, only five collections per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are included in your base service.

To schedule an e-waste (computers, TVs), brush, bulk, metal or refrigerant (coolant) collection, call 703-802-3322, TTY 711, or

 

SCHEDULE A MEGABULK PICKUP

More than 12 cubic yards:

Need to remove whole trees or large loads from your property, including construction or demolition debris? Call 703-802-3322, TTY 711 to schedule a MEGABULK collection. Minimum fee is $100. Fees vary.

Disposal Center Drop Off

Drop off recycling and trash services are available to ALL Fairfax County Residents at our I-66 and I-95 disposal centers

Popular Links

Address, Hours, Phone, Facility Map

Recycle or Trash? Index of Materials

Disposal Fees and Regulations

Free Mulch | Document Shredding

Customer Guidelines

For information on Set-Out Instructions, Cart Information, what can be recycled curbside and how to handle Household Hazardous Waste and Yard Waste, view the

Trash & Recycling Customer Guidelines

Severe Weather

In the interest of safety, trash and recycling collection may be suspended in severe weather or in emergency situations. For emergency and severe weather status updates, call 703-802-3322, TTY 711.

Holidays

Regular trash, recycling, yard waste and special collection services are provided on all holidays except Christmas Day. The Customer Service Center is closed in observance of all county holidays.

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