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

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 "Does Fairfax County Pick Up My Trash?"

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.

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


Covid-19 Curbside Collection Changes Details ->

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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