Public Works and Environmental Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon – Fri
703-802-3322 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 458, Fairfax, Va 22035
County Collection Customer
Service Center

Who Picks Up My Trash?


About ten percent (10%) of residents and businesses in Fairfax County receive trash and recycling collection from Fairfax County Government.
Does Fairfax County Pick Up Your Trash? Use the map below to find out.


In most cases, ninety percent (90%) of residents and businesses in Fairfax County, a private collection company picks up your trash and recycling. Residents are billed by the collection company or pay via their Home Owner Association fees. Please contact your provider directly regarding services. View Permitted Solid Waste Collection Companies.

Do you live in the yellow highlighted area on the Collection Areas Map?

If so, Fairfax County picks up your trash and you are a County Collection Customer. If you live on a boundary or have questions about who collects your trash, please call 703-802-3322, TTY 711 for assistance. For best results, enter your full street address including house number in the search bar.


Fairfax County serves residents who live in Solid Waste Collection Areas (Sanitary Districts). These areas are created through a petition process. Residents are billed on their annual tax assessment. For more information, visit County Collection Customers.

Still Unsure?

If you're still not sure if Fairfax County provides your trash service, call 703-802-3322, TTY 711 for assistance. Remember, you can always self-haul your trash and recyclables, using your own vehicle, to a county disposal facility I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex.

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