2019 Yard Waste Recycling
By Board, Mar 24 2019 01:59PM
Fairfax County Greens Disposal starts in the first week of March each year and ends in the last week of December. See the county website page for acceptable disposal methods
Grass clippings and leaves are to be placed curbside in
- brown paper bags OR
- un-bagged in a personal container clearly marked “yard waste”.
Each tree limb or piece of brush must be no longer than 4 feet in length and 3 inches thick in diameter. Limbs and brush must be bundled with rope or twine for ease of collection and placement into the truck.
Items that are bagged, bundled or placed in your cart may not exceed 50 lb.
Mulch, dirt, rock, and sod can NOT placed curbside.
Clear plastic bags are not preferred, but may be used for yard waste collection are also acceptable at this time. While, clear plastic bags are an acceptable method for collection at this time, they do cause issues at the facility that composts your yard waste.
Black plastic bags will be treated as trash.
American Disposal also notes per household limit of 10 bags of grass clippings/leaves and 10 bundles of limbs or brush per pickup.