Shredding and Household Hazardous Waste Events in May

  • Saturday, May 16 – Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mason District Government Center (6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale). This event is for disposing of hazardous materials generated by Fairfax County households. We will not accept business or commercial waste, lead-acid batteries, automobile batteries, electronics or large grill-sized propane tanks. For a complete list of household items qualifying as hazardous waste, go
  • Also, household hazardous waste is now accepted every day of the week at each of our permanent collection sites at the I-66 Transfer Station and the I-95 Landfill Complex. For hours and locations, go
  • Saturday, May 16 – Shred Sensitive Documents from 8 a.m. to Noon at the South County Government Center (8350 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria). Residents may shred up to 5 boxes of personal documents per household at no charge. We will not accept paper documents from businesses at this event. All documents will be securely shredded on-site by a private contractor. For complete details on what is accepted and what is prohibited at this event, go

Please visit the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program website – – for additional information about trash and recycling topics in Fairfax County. You can also contact our office by calling 703-324-5230, TTY 711.


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