Refuse & Recycling

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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 & 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

Solid Waste Management Plan

Solid Waste Management Plan



The City of Fairfax adopted a new Solid Waste Management Plan on November 10, 2015. The Plan outlines how the City will manage solid waste and recycling, generated by businesses and residents in the City of Fairfax, over the next twenty years.

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



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