Waste Collection

Republic Services is the waste disposal provider for Little Rocky Run. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Republic at 703-818-8222 or visit www.republicservices.com. You can also email LittleRockyRun@republicservices.com.
 
*****NOTE:  YARD WASTE COLLECTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024*****

Waste Collection Schedule
    
Single-Family Homes:
 
     Trash: Monday & Thursday
     Recycling: Thursday
     Yard Waste: Wednesday
          - Republic Services CANNOT collect yard waste in plastic trash bags. 
          - Yard Waste will only be collected in biodegradable paper bags or personally labeled containers due to a Fairfax County mandate. 
          - Plastic bags will NOT be collected!
          - Paper bags can be purchased at various home improvement stores (Home DepotLowe's), grocery stores and Amazon.com.
          - Ten (10) individual bags or bundles can be picked up weekly.
          - Brush must be bundled and tied, not to exceed fifty (50) pounds, four (4) feet in length and no larger than six (6) inches in diameter.
          - Yard waste does not include any materials from tree removal, land clearing or development activities, such as hired landscaping contractors. 
          - Reminder: This is a SEASONAL service.
     - See "Service Reminders" below for additional information.
 

Townhomes:
 
     Trash: Tuesday and Friday
     Recycling: Friday
     Yard Waste: Wednesday
          - Republic Services CANNOT collect yard waste in plastic trash bags. 
          - Yard waste will only be collected in biodegradable paper bags or personally labeled containers due to a Fairfax County mandate.
          - Plastic bags will NOT be collected!
          - Paper bags can be purchased at various home improvement stores (Home DepotLowe's), grocery stores and Amazon.com.
          - Ten (10) individual bags or bundles can be picked up weekly.
          - Brush must be bundled and tied, not to exceed fifty (50) pounds, four (4) feet in length and no larger than six (6) inches in diameter.
          - Yard waste does not include any materials from tree removal, land clearing or development activities, such as hired landscaping contractors.
          - Reminder: This is a SEASONAL service.  *****NOTE:  YARD WASTE COLLECTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024*****
     - See "Service Reminders" below for additional information.
 

Service Reminders
 
Household Waste:
     - Place all household waste in containers with a tight-fitting lid! 
     - Eliminate placing bags outside of containers as much as possible!
     - Limit the amount of waste whenever possible.
 
Recycling:
     - Drain all liquids and rinse containers before placing them in a recycling bin/container.
     - ALL cardboard boxes MUST be broken down before placed into or beside containers. 
     - Glass is NOT recyclable. Fairfax County has placed purple glass recycling bins at numerous collection sites throughout the county. More information can be found here.
     - Plastic bags are NOT recyclable. 
 
Yard Waste:
     - Must be placed in paper biodegradable bags or personally labeled containers.
     - Republic CANNOT collect yard waste in plastic trash bags.
     - Please consult the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program at 703-324-5033 or visiting www.fairfaxcounty.gov/publicworks/.
*****NOTE:  YARD WASTE COLLECTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024*****
 
General Reminders:
     - When putting trash/recycling out, please have these items out BEFORE 6 A.M. on your designated collection days.
          - There is the chance that Republic will have already come to service your area of the neighborhood if you place it outside after that time. 
          - Please leave your trash containers out until nightfall if you think you have been missed. Republic may be at the dump before coming back to service the remainder of the neighborhood.
 

HOLIDAY COLLECTION REMINDER
Republic will not provide service on New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
 
Have questions about waste collection around the holidays? Please contact the HOA Office at 703-830-0411 or email hoa@littlerockyrunhoa.org. Any changes or updates relating to service will be posted on this website, as well as an announcement on the homepage. 
 

REPUBLIC SERVICES INFORMATION
 
Trash Container Information
     - All Little Rocky Run Townhome and Single-Family residents are responsible for their own personal trash containers.  
 

Republic Services Recycling Equipment
     - Recycling equipment is and will remain, property of Republic Services, similar to the policy with our previous provider.
 

Bulk Item Removal
     - Bulk items can be placed out for collection on the second pick-up day.
- Republic will collect furniture and other large non-metal household items placed curbside that is equivalent to 2 cubic yards (4'x4'x4') and weighs less than fifty (50) pounds.
          - Residents can call the Republic Customer Resource Center at 703-818-8222 to schedule these services.
 
 Acceptable items that can be collected include:
     - Furniture - Sofas, couches, end tables, dining-room tables, etc.
          - All glass tops/mirrors MUST be taped.
     - Lawn furniture
     - Dishes/pots/pans
     - Basketball Goals - Pole must be broken down to 4' to fit in collection vehicles.
     - Area rugs/carpets - MAXIMUM of one 9' x 11' size, per pickup.

Items not listed above and weighing more than 50 pounds will require residents to schedule removal for these items.
     - Residents may incur a charge for these items. 
     - Residents can call 703-818-8222 for service and payment arrangements.
 
NOT COLLECTED:  Items which are too large or heavy to be lifted safely by a two-person crew or too large to fit into the collection vehicle will NOT be picked up by Republic Services. 
Examples of these items include:
  • Large Appliances - air conditioners (window units), dishwashers, hot water heaters, metal bookshelves/file cabinets, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washers and dryers, grills, lawn mowers
  • Contractor-generated Materials/Construction & Demolition Debris - drywall, cement board, shingles, insulation, lumber, wood, pallets, bricks, tiles, concrete products, rocks/stones, kitchen cabinets, counter tops, vanities, sinks, toilets, carpeting and padding
  • Large Furniture - pianos, pool tables, hot tubs
  • Automotive Parts - tires/rims etc.
  • Hazardous Waste - hazardous household waste (paint, stain, pesticides etc.)
  • E-waste - computers, monitors, TVs, other large electronics

For additional information, please call the HOA Office at 703-830-0411 or email hoa@littlerockyrunhoa.org with any questions.