Single-Family Detached Homes

Tag Requirements


  • Beginning Wednesday, August 17, 2011, customers are required to use a $1 Yellow Excess Trash and Yard Waste Tag for each trash bag that does not fit into their assigned cart.
  • Customers with the standard 65 gallon trash cart are required to use an trash tag for each bag of trash (up to 30 gallons in size) that does not fit inside the cart.
  • Customers with the smaller 35 gallon cart are also required to use an trash tag for each bag of trash (up to 30 gallons in size) that does not fit inside their assigned cart.
  • Customers with a disability accommodation or unable to use the rolling cart, please call the Solid Waste office to discuss accommodations 703-248-5160 (TTY 711).
  • Trash tags should be placed around the neck of the bag or across the bag (close to the top of the bag) so they are clearly visible.