Trash & Recycling

Trash Pickup

Trash collection in the Cluster is on Mondays and Thursdays. Pickup of recyclables is also on Thursdays . There is no service on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Trash should be placed at the curb in sealed containers (not plastic trash bags) that are animal proof either early the morning of pick-up day or the evening before.

Yard Waste

Yard waste is picked up on Wednesday.  Yard waste must be placed in paper bags. Sticks can be bundled together and tied with a string.

Bulk Items

The cluster contract with Republic Services for trash removal and recycling includes the pickup of large bulk waste, including some appliances, mattresses and furniture. However you must schedule the pickup of large bulk waste in advance by calling Republic Services at (703) 818-8222. Learn more about bulk pickup here.


Recyclable items are picked up each Thursday, except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Download the following recycling guide here.