Recycling Extravaganza Collection Events

NEWS: Daily Electronics Recycling at eAsset Solutions

The City of Falls Church is sponsoring free electronics recycling through June 2017 or until funding is depleted. Residents are invited to drop off electronics at City partner eAsset Solutions. CRTs and monitors, which typically incur recycling costs, will be accepted for free.  Proof of residency required.
eAsset Solutions (427 N. Maple Ave.) accepts drop-offs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Check out the list of accepted items before stopping by.
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Recycling Extravaganza & Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Recycling Extravaganzas are special collection events held in the spring and fall at the Falls Church Recycling Center. Residential customers may bring hard-to-recycle items for recycling or reuse.

  • Saturday, Oct 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Click here for an event flyer.
  • 217 Gordon Road, Falls Church, VA 22046
  • Volunteer via SignUpGenius or email

 Quick Tips: What Can Be Recycled

  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Household hazardous waste refers to consumer products that contain materials with any of the following characteristics: toxic, ignitable, corrosive, or reactive. Common hazardous wastes include cleaners, automotive fluids, herbicides, pesticides, oil-based paints, and thinners.  Click here for a list of accepted items.  Please visit our HHW website for more information as well as information about daily drop-off options at Fairfax County's transfer station.
  • Clothing and Textiles: Includes clothing, belts, handbags, hats, paired socks, paired shoes, drapes, sheets, towels, fabrics, etc. (no fee, tax receipt available)
  • Electronics: 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.