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 Customer Notices

These notices are intended for customers with collection service provided by Fairfax County Government. If you have private collection, please contact your hauler.

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and Inauguration Day

Please be advised that there will be NO CHANGE in the trash and recycling collection schedule for Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day) and Wednesday, January 20, (Inauguration Day), 2021 for customers of Fairfax County Government. If you have private collection, please contact your hauler.

To ensure that all trash and recycling is collected please make sure that all materials are at the curb/street line by 6:00 a.m. on your regular collection day.

Our administrative office will be CLOSED, Monday, January 18 and Wednesday, January 20. The office will REOPEN at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 21.

The Recycling and Disposal Centers at the I-66 Transfer Station (4618 West Ox Road) and the I-95 Landfill Complex (9850 Furnace Road) will both be open on Monday, January 18 and Wednesday, January 20.

Thank you for your continued support of our program.


CHRISTMAS TREE DISPOSAL

Christmas trees will be collected from January 11 to 22, 2021 for recycling. All lights, ornaments, decorations (including tinsel) and stands must be removed to ensure collection.

After January 22, please schedule a brush pickup to have the Christmas tree removed or drop off your tree at the I-66 Transfer Station or the I-95 Landfill Complex. There is a $7 fee to recycle your tree at the disposal center.

All lights, ornaments, decorations (including tinsel) and stands must be removed prior to drop off.


Covid-19 Operational Changes

No changes have been made to our weekly trash (grey cart) and recycling (blue cart) collection schedule. To ensure that all trash and recycling is collected, please make sure that all materials are at the curb/street line by 6 a.m. on your regular collection day.

Effective Monday, March 30, 2020 until further notice

  1. Support for community clean-ups is suspended.
  2. Customers who have been provided with trash carts must set-out waste in those carts only. 
    1. Trash or recycling, other than collapsed cardboard, placed outside the county-provided cart will not be collected. No privately-owned carts will be serviced.
  3. The creation of new sanitary districts has been suspended.
  4. Support for Operation Stream Shield (litter removal program) is suspended.

Our customer service phone lines are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to the high volume of calls, you may experience extended wait times.

If you have collection service through a private company, please contact them directly for service information.

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

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