Trash Pickup

Trash pickup and removal is provided by Patriot Disposal. The trash schedule is:

  • Trash Pickup – Monday & Thursday
  • Recycling Pickup – Wednesday
  • Yard Waste Collection – Saturday

Trash will be picked up as early as 6 AM and before 6 PM on pick up days.

Please, stage all items at the curb the night before or by 6:00 a.m. on your pickup day. All trash must be placed at the curb in front of your home. Please, do not place rocks, concrete, dirt, soil, sod, tree stumps, construction debris, brick, or landscaping timbers in Yard Waste bags. Collection of these items may be provided for an additional charge.


Recyclable materials include newspapers, magazines, catalogs, books, mixed paper, cereal boxes, and similar, flattened cardboard no larger than 4’ x 4’, aluminum and metal food and beverage containers, and plastic bottles, jugs, and containers. The recycling method is “single-stream” which allows for the co-mingling of all recyclable materials in the recycling container.

PLEASE NOTE GLASS IS NO LONGER ACCEPTED IN RECYCLING PER FAIRFAX COUNTY. You can take glass recycling to one of the Fairfax County Glass Recycling Purple bins (closest one at Fox Mill Park and Ride). Click here to learn more.

Yard Waste

Yard Waste will be collected on Saturdays. Grass clippings and leaves must be set out for pickup in biodegradable PAPER (10 maximum) or in a trash container clearly marked “yard waste” on both sides.

Tree limbs and brush must be tied in bundles no longer than 4 feet in length and 6 inches in diameter. Bundles or items that are bagged cannot exceed 50 pounds.

Yard waste does not include stumps, rocks, dirt, sod, gravel, mulch, whole trees, or clean-up from storm damage. Collection of these items may be provided for an additional charge.

Christmas Tree Collection

  • All tinsel and decorations must be removed, and trees should not be placed in plastic bags.
  • Christmas trees will be collected during the first 2 weeks of January on your usual yard waste collection day (Saturday).

Special Items

Special items will be collected weekly for a fee.

Special items include white goods (appliances), furniture and other large items. Special items that will be collected and recycled include scrap metal (grills, bicycles, swings, chairs), small electronics (computers, monitors, small TVs, small printers, VCRs, DVD/CD players, etc.), motor oil, tires and car batteries.

Advance notice is required for the collection of all special items. Please call 703-257-7100 to arrange a pick-up

Other Notes

HOLIDAYS: Service will be provided on all holidays except for Thanksgiving Day, Independence Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. When a designated collection day falls on one of these holidays, service will resume on the next regularly scheduled collection day.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: In the event that inclement weather prevents Patriot Disposal from providing service on a regularly-scheduled collection day, service will resume on the next regularly-scheduled collection day, road conditions permitting.

ROAD CONDITIONS: Patriot Disposal will not provide services for any homes located on roads that are deemed impassable due to construction, construction vehicles, parked cars, or other obstructions or conditions. Uncollected items will be removed on the next regularly scheduled collection day, road conditions permitting.

Any questions? Please, do not hesitate to email or call Patriot Waste. Customer service is available from Mon-Fri from 9AM-5PM.

Email address is: Our phone number 703-257-7100 option: 5