Refuse & Recycling

For information call (703) 385-7837 or email 

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The City of Fairfax is committed to providing excellent solid waste management services and aims to minimize the amount of waste being sent to the landfill through source reduction, reuse, recycling, and recovery.   


Solid Waste Management Plan

Draft_City_of_Fairfax_SWMPThe City of Fairfax is in the process of updating its Solid Waste Management Plan. The purpose of the Plan is to outline how the City will manage solid waste and recycling, generated by businesses and residents in the City of Fairfax, over the next twenty years.

Public involvement is an integral part of the development of the Solid Waste Management Plan. The Plan will be discussed at the public meeting and public hearing listed below.  We encourage public input and comments on the plan or about solid waste in general. You may do so by attending any of the public meetings below or submitting comments to   

Click on the image to the left to download a copy of the Draft Solid Waste Management Plan.

Public Meeting: Monday, November 2nd, 6:30 to 8:30pm, Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy

Public Hearing: Tuesday, November 10th,  7pm, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong Street

Solid Waste & Recycling Services

Single Family Homes and Townhouses – Find your solid waste and recycling pickup schedule, a detailed list of what goes in your waste and recycling containers, service options and more. 

Multifamily Units (apartments and condominiums) - Find information on solid waste and recycling requirements. 

Commercial Recycling - Find information on commercial recycling requirements.

Special Topics

Electronics Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Waste and Recycling Drop-off Centers



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