Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri. The permit office is open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448, Fairfax, Va 22035

John Kellas,
Deputy Director, Solid Waste Management

Recycling and Trash News, Videos and Podcasts


Recycling and Trash News

Thank you signs on trash carts
- Please join Fairfax County’s Solid Waste Management Program in thanking all the hard-working waste and recycling workers in the county.
Public Works Ready and Resilient. National Public  Works Week May 15-21, 2022 APWA
- More than 900 employees in the Fairfax County DPWES will join over 30,000 colleagues throughout the U.S. and Canada to recognize National Public Works Week from May 15 through May 21.
A day in the life - Fairfax County Recycle Collectors
- At the crack of dawn each day roughly eight collection crews are dispatched out around Fairfax County to pick-up thousands of tons of recycle. On a typical day a crew may collect recyclable items from up to 1,500 homes.

Recycling and Trash Videos

Learn about the environment in Fairfax County. Listen to EnviroPod.

Fairfax Virtual Assistant