Excess Trash Fees

Adoption
City Council adopted a resolution setting a new fee schedule at its June 13, 2011, meeting.

Important Note
In order to provide townhome customers with equivalent service to detached home customers, special rules apply.

Stickers
Excess trash and yard waste stickers are $1 each and are available for purchase at:
  • City Hall Treasurer's Office
    300 Park Ave.
    Suite 103E
  • Brown's Hardware
    Corner of West Broad Street and South Washington Street
  • Giant Food Stores
    Corner of Haycock Road and West Broad Street
Tags
To change cart size or request a cart, call the Solid Waste Hotline at 703-248-5160. Depending on the request, Orange Trash Tags may be issued or rescinded.

Lost trash tags are not the responsibility of the City of Falls Church and replacement tags will not be issued.

City-Issued Trash Cart Size Number of Free Trash Tags Orange Trash Tags Needed Yellow Trash Tags Needed
No Cart 104 (2 per week) For all trash bags placed at the curb (inside personal container or separate) For all trash bags once allotment of Orange Trash Tags is used up
35 gallon 52 (1 per week) For all trash bags not contained within 35 gallon cart For all trash bags not contained within 35 gallon cart once allotment of Orange Trash Tags is used up
65 gallon 0 Not applicable For all trash bags not contained within 65 gallon cart