Refuse & Recycling Holiday Collection Schedule

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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, 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.

 

2019 Holiday Collection Schedule

January 1, 2019 - New Year’s Day

  • Tuesday, 1/1: No collection
  • Wednesday, 1/2: Tuesday and Wednesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Monday, 1/21: No collection
  • Tuesday, 1/22: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

February 18, 2019 - George Washington Day

  • Monday, 2/18: No collection
  • Tuesday, 2/19: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day

  • Monday, 5/27: No collection
  • Tuesday, 5/28: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

July 4, 2019 - Independence Day

  • Thursday, 7/4: No collection
  • Friday, 7/5: Thursday and Friday collection
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

September 2, 2019 - Labor Day
  • Monday, 9/2: No collection
  • Tuesday, 9/3: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day

  • Monday, 11/11: No collection
  • Tuesday, 11/12: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection

 

Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28, 2019 - Thanksgiving Day

November 29, 2019 - Day after Thanksgiving

  • Monday, 11/25: Monday and Tuesday routes collected
  • Tuesday, 11/26: Wednesday and Thursday routes collected
  • Wednesday, 11/27: Friday routes collected
  • Thursday, 11/28: No collection
  • Friday, 11/29: No collection
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for collection 

 

December 24, 2019: Christmas Eve - refuse and recycling service not affected

 

December 25, 2019: Christmas Day

  • Wednesday, 12/25: No collection
  • Thursday, 12/26: Wednesday and Thursday routes collected
  • All routes: If yard waste and debris collection is delayed, please leave items at the curb for 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.