Public Works and Environmental Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative office is open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
703-324-5230 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 458, Fairfax, Va 22035
Eric Forbes
Director, Solid Waste Management

Free Mulch

Free MulchFairfax County operates a brush grinding operation which produces double-shredded wood mulch for residents. The mulch is FREE, clean, and good quality. Wood mulch is usually available at the I-95 and I-66 locations. Visit the websites below for directions, hours, phone numbers and more.

I-95 Recycling and Disposal Center
9850 Furnace Rd., Lorton, VA 22079

I-66 Recycling and Disposal Center
4618 West Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030


Additional Locations

When quantities are sufficient, mulch is distributed to various park sites. Parks are open daylight hours only. Some sites are not open every day.

Currently stocking – contact park facility to confirm availability

  • Grist Mill Park
    4320 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy.
    Alexandria, Virginia 22309
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