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The City of Fairfax Operations Division does not collect refuse and recycling on holidays observed by the city.

Below is the refuse and recycling holiday collection schedule.

On occasion, this schedule may change, so please feel free to confirm the schedule in various city media, including The Cityscene, Cityscreen-12 Television, and Twitter @CityofFairfaxVA.

Sign up for refuse and recycling service notifications via Fairfax City Alert.

Please note: Collecting multiple days' worth of debris (yard waste, brush, metals, etc.)  on a single day may cause atypical delays in collection throughout the city. If these items are not collected on the scheduled collection day, please leave items at the curb and they will be collected as soon as possible. Information: email, 703-385-7837.

 

2020 Holiday Collection Schedule

 

New Year’s Day

Tuesday 12/31/2019 regular collection

Wednesday 1/1/20 No collection

Thursday 1/2/20 Wednesday and Thursday routes collected

Friday 1/3/20 Regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

Martin Luther King Day Monday 1/20/20

Monday 1/20/20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No collection

Tuesday 1/21/20 – Monday and Tuesday routes collected.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

George Washington Day Monday 2/17/20

Monday 2/17/20 George Washington Day – No Collection

Tuesday 2/18/20 – Monday and Tuesday routes collected.

Wednesday Thursday and Friday Regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

Memorial Day Monday 5/25/20

Monday 5/25/19 Memorial Day – No collection

Tuesday 5/26/20 – Monday and Tuesday routes collected

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

Independence Day (observed) Friday 7/3/20

Monday 6/29/20 – regular collection

Tuesday 6/30/20– regular collection

Wednesday 7/1/20- regular collection

Thursday 7/2/20 – Thursday and Friday collection

Friday 7/3/20- Independence Day - No collection

Saturday 4th of July Event 

 

Labor Day Monday 9/7/20

Monday 9/7/20 Labor Day – no collection

Tuesday 9/8/20 – Monday and Tuesday routes collected

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

Veterans Day Wednesday 11/11/20

Wednesday 11/11/20 Veterans Day – No collection

Thursday 11/12/20 Wednesday and Thursday routes collected

 Friday 11/13/20 regular collection

Yard waste & Debris collection may be delayed

 

Thanksgiving Day Thursday 11/26/20

Monday 11/23/20 – regular collection

Tuesday 11/24/20 – regular collection

Wednesday 11/25/20 – regular collection

Thursday 11/26/20 - no collection

Friday 11/27/20 Thursday & Friday routes collected

 

Christmas Eve Thursday 12/24/20 (Half day- double routes)

Christmas Day Friday 12/25/20

Monday 12/21/20 regular collection

Tuesday 12/22/20 regular collection

Wednesday12/23/20 regular collection

Thursday 12/24/20 Thursday and Friday routes collected

 Friday 12/25/20 No collection

 

This schedule is subject to change. You are invited to confirm the city's holiday refuse and recycling schedule in various city media, including The Cityscene, Cityscreen-12 Television, Twitter @CityofFairfaxVA, and Fairfax City Alert.