Keep Falls Church Beautiful

Littering is against the law! Under the city's civil penalties program, violators must pay a fine if the violation is not corrected by an established deadline.

Report Litter Problems

To report a littering problem, email the department or call 703-248-5160 (TTY 711).

Litter-Reduction Volunteer Programs

Join in the fun to make the City beautiful! Volunteers work together to clean up the City. City staff provides trash pickers, trash bags, recycling bags, gloves, and reflective vests. Perfect for community groups, church groups, families, or individuals.
Events include:
  • City-wide litter clean ups are held every spring and fall.  Call 703-248-5466 (TTY 711) or email for more information. No registration required.

  • The Adopt-a-Spot Program is an opportunity for residents, businesses, and civic groups to pick up litter in designated areas of the City. Call 703-248-5466 (TTY 711) for details.

  • Interested in hosting a one-time litter pickup event? We are happy to help! Supplies including bags, gloves, reflective vests and litter pickers are provided by the City. If you do not have a location in mind, staff will provide recommendations. Contact to get started.
Girl Scout troop during clean up.