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City of Falls Church Updates

Posted on: July 9, 2019

Scheduled Special Bulk Collections This Week

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NOTE: Special bulk collections scheduled for Wednesday, July 17 might be collected on Wednesday, Thursday, or Monday due to the relatively high volume of collections that need to be made.

If you need to schedule a bulk collection, the fee is no longer waived. Call the Solid Waste Hotline at 703-248-5160 (TTY 711), option 1 or use the Recycle Coach App to make service requests. The Recycle Coach App is available on the City's Solid Waste page ( or can be downloaded to Apple/Android devices. Select Service Request > Request Bulk Pickup. 

Items that are eligible for special bulk collection with waived fees include: 

  • Furniture
  • Household Appliances
  • Rugs
  • Other items too large or heavy to fit into a trash container.

Solid waste from any work done by a contractor may not be included with special collections. Contractors must arrange for the removal of solid waste or contact a private company to make alternative collection and disposal arrangements. We are unable to collect the following items: 

  • Bricks, concrete, concrete blocks, rocks, stone
  • Construction debris, such as dry wall
  • Contractor trash or yard waste
  • Dirt, sod, sand, railroad ties
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous waste
  • Paint cans with wet paint
  • Tires

Questions? Please call the Solid Waste Hotline at 703-248-5160 (TTY 711) or email

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