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

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448, Fairfax, Va 22035

County Collection Customer,
Service Center

County Collection Customers

Does Fairfax County Pick Up My Trash?


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 "Does Fairfax County Pick Up My Trash?"


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.


Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day

Please be advised that there will be NO CHANGE in the trash and recycling collection schedule for Monday, January 17, 2022 (Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day) for customers of Fairfax County. If you have private collection, please contact your hauler. See Details ->

Trash and Recycling Collection Delay

Please be advised that we are running behind on trash and recycling collections for some Friday Customers. Friday Customers whose trash or recycling is not complete today, please leave it at the curb/street line and it will be collected on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Thank you for your patience.

Special Pickup Delay

Please be advised that we are running behind on Special pickups for some customers.

Customers whose special pickup is not complete, please leave it at the curb or street line and it will be collected as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience.


Christmas tree collection has been extended through January 21, 2022, for recycling. Lights, decorations, and stands must be removed to ensure collection. After January 21, please schedule a brush Special Pickup to have the Christmas tree removed. See Details ->

To see all customer recycling and trash collection announcements, see Details ->

Curbside Trash

Curbside Trash Pickup

Curbside Recycling

Trash and Recycle bins

Special Pickups


Less than 2 cubic yards:

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

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

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

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