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

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Before recycling, consider ways to reduce your trash, reuse items in other ways, then recycle where possible before throwing stuff away.

Recycling Right in Fairfax County

Keeping communities clean and healthy. The curbside recycling bin program is designed to collect specific materials. Click on the link at right to open the flyer which will tell you which items you can always place in your curbside recycling bin and which you cannot.

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You should be able to recycle everywhere you go - at home, at work, and at play. If you are concerned that there is no recycling available at a location you frequent, call us at 703-324-5230.

View The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) answers to some of the most common recycling questions at EPA's Frequent Questions on Recycling.

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I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex

Find phone numbers, hours, addresses, and disposal fees for the I-66 Transfer Station and the I-95 Landfill Complex.

Fairfax Recycles Day Is November 15

Aligning with the national “America Recycles Day,” Fairfax Recycles Day has been recognized by the Board of Supervisors on November 15 for several years. The County’s Solid Waste Management Program traditionally celebrates November 15 with various events, contests and giveaways.

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