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

Trash/Recycling Cart Request

This information applies to COUNTY collection customers who receive trash and recycling collection from Fairfax County Government. If you receive services from a PRIVATE collector, contact them directly for information.
Unsure if you are a county collection customer? Visit "Does Fairfax County Pick Up My Trash?"

Trash and Recycling Customer Announcements:

There are no announcements at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at 703-802-3322 or email

To receive trash and recycling email updates, subscribe to Fairfax County Trash/Recycling Collection E-Updates.


To report a damaged or missing trash or recycling cart, please complete the information below. The county provides collection customers with one trash cart (95-gallon) and one recycling cart (95-gallon) per residence.

If you would prefer to submit your request over the phone, please call 703-802-3322, TTY 711.

If your cart is damaged, please leave your cart out on your day of collection so that our repair technician can access it.

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