Starting Monday, Sept. 6, Arlington County will begin taking food waste for composting as a part of its regular weekly trash/recycling/yard waste collection routes. The new program makes Arlington one of the first localities in the nation to gather residential food waste as a part of standard curbside services. Food scraps will be collected from […]
Trash & Recycling News
Arlington’s glass recycling drop-off program continues to shatter expectations—surpassing 5 million pounds (2,500 tons) collected since its debut in 2019.
As Tropical Storm Isaias draws closer to our region, the Arlington County Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management (DPSCEM) is encouraging all residents to prepare now. Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency beginning Monday, Aug. 3, and the National Weather Service (NWS) officially issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Arlington County until further notice. […]
Policy guidance for Arlington County Department of Environmental Services staff as of July 16, 2020. County Staff performing graffiti sign removal duties on public property will: • Respond to graffiti/unauthorized sign complaints within three work days, or as soon thereafter as feasible if a response within three work days is impracticable due to reasons such […]
The Arlington County Board adopted the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, with no tax rate increase.
El Condado de Arlington junto con la Ciudad de Alexandria y el Condado de Fairfax, piden a sus residentes que reduzcan los desechos que descartan para proteger a los equipos de recolección.
Arlington County, along with the City of Alexandria and Fairfax County, are asking residents to reduce the waste they discard, in order to help protect collection crews.
Arlington County’s new drop-off glass recycling bins find success in first 9 months.
Arlington residents now have three more drop-off sites for recycling used glass jars and bottles, co-located with libraries and community centers.
Market changes mean it is no longer economically or environmentally sustainable for the County to collect glass via single-stream recycling. Find out what to do with your glass recyclables going forward.