Recycling Extravaganza Collection Events

2016 Recycling Extravaganzas
Purpose
Recycling Extravaganzas are special collection events held in April and September at the Falls Church Recycling Center:
  • 217 Gordon Road
  • Falls Church, VA 22046
Residential customers may bring hard-to-recycle items for recycling or reuse.

Interested in volunteering? Email us for details.
Quick Tips: What Can Be Recycled
  • Clothing and Textiles: Includes clothing, belts, handbags, hats, paired socks, paired shoes, drapes, sheets, towels, fabrics, etc. (no fee, tax receipt available)
  • ElectronicsEAsset Solutions will be sponsoring the Spring 2016 event. Residents are encouraged to drop off computers and computer components, printers, fax machines, copiers, TVs, VCRs, telephones, cell phones, answering machines, etc. (no fee, no tax receipt).
  • Bicycles, Bike Tires, and Bike Tubes: $10 donation requested for shipping to developing countries by Bikes for the World. No frames or tricycles are accepted (tax receipt available).
  • Printer Cartridges: Includes inkjet, laser, and fax machine cartridges (no tax receipt).
  • Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids.
  • Medical Supplies: Canes, crutches, wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers (tax receipt available). No shower chairs or bathroom chairs accepted.
  • Metal Items: Acceptable metal items include pots, pans, tools, pipes, venetian blinds, small appliances and other miscellaneous metal items.  Scrap metal items can also be recycled at the Recycling Center any day of the week.
  • Paper Shredding: Bring up to 3 boxes no larger than 2 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet each. Paper is shredded onsite.  
    • Accepted: Residential material of sensitive nature such as tax documents, financial, etc.
    • Not Accepted: Business documents, even if they are brought in by a city resident. Materials that can damage shredding equipment such as binders, wet or moist paper, books, metal binder clips, credit cards, film or photographs, electronic media.