Waste Collection

Little Rocky Run transitioned to Republic Services for waste collection, effective April 1, 2021. Please see below for more information.

Republic Services (ADS) 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.

Waste Collection Schedule
     
     Single-Family Homes:
          - Trash: Monday & Thursday
          - Recycling: Thursday
          - Yard Waste: Wednesday
               - Must be placed in paper biodegradable bags or personally labeled containers
               - Republic Services CANNOT collect yard waste in plastic trash bags. 
 
     Townhomes: 
          - Trash: Tuesday and Friday
          - Recycling: Friday
          - Yard Waste: Wednesday
               - Must be placed in paper biodegradable bags or personally labeled containers
               - Republic Services CANNOT collect yard waste in plastic trash bags
 

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
 

REPUBLIC SERVICES INFORMATION
 
Single-Family Home Waste Collection
  • Single-Family trash collection will occur twice a week in the single-family homes, with Monday and Thursday being the service days. 
  • Recycling will be picked up on Thursday.
  • Yard waste is a seasonal service and will be collected on Wednesday.
    • The first yard waste service day from Republic Services is Wednesday, April 7
      • Republic anticipates an excess amount of yard waste on April 7th due to the gaps between the last ADS service day and the first one with Republic. 
  • Yard Waste will only be collected in biodegradable paper bags due to the Fairfax County mandate. Plastic bags will not be collected.

Townhome Waste Collection
  • Townhome waste collection days will remain the same. Trash will be collected on Tuesday and Friday
  • Recycling will be picked up on FRIDAY
  • Yard waste is a seasonal service and will be collected on Wednesday. 
    • The first yard waste service day from Republic Services is Wednesday, April 7
      • Republic anticipates an excess amount of yard waste on April 7th due to the gaps between the last ADS service day and the first one with Republic. 
  • Yard Waste will only be collected in biodegradable paper bags due to the Fairfax County mandate. Plastic bags will not be collected.
    • Paper bags can be purchased at various home improvement stores (Home DepotLowe's), grocery stores (Giant, Wegmans, etc.) and Amazon.com.

Returning ADS Recycling Equipment
  • Single-Family recycling toters were collected by a separate truck on March 25 after regular service was completed. 
  • Townhome recycling toters were collected by a separate truck on March 30 after regular service was been completed

Trash Container Information
  • Trash toters purchased by homeowners directly from ADS will remain the property of the homeowner. After the transition becomes official on April 1, residents are asked to cover the ADS name and logo. 
  • All Little Rocky Run Townhome and Single-Family residents are also responsible for their own personal trash containers.  
  • Republic will NOT be providing trash cans.
  • Republic Services supplied the Little Rocky Run HOA with stickers that will cover the logo, which can be picked up in the HOA Office (6201 Sandstone Way, Clifton, VA, 20124).

Delivery of Republic Services Recycling Equipment
  • Republic delivered recycling containers to Single-Family Homes and Townhomes between March 29 and 31.
  • Recycling equipment is, and will remain, property of Republic Services, similar to the policy with our previous provider.
 
  • Single-Family Homes: Wheeled toters were placed at the curb outside the home
  • Townhome: Small bins were placed in front of the doorways

Yard Waste Reminders - Single-Family Homes and Townhomes
  • Residents must use compostable paper bags or customer-owned bins, labeled as yard debris, for grass clippings and leaves, per the Fairfax County mandate. 
  • 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.
  • Please consult the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program at 703-324-5033 or visiting www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes.

Bulk Item Removal
  • Republic will collect furniture and other large non-metal household items placed curbside that are equivalent to 2 cubic yards (4'x4'x4') and weigh less than fifty (50) pounds.
    • Residents can call the Republic Customer Resource Center at 703-818-8222 to schedule these services.
  • Bulk-items can be placed out for collection on the second pick-up day. Acceptable items include:
    • Furniture - Sofas, couches, end-tables, vanities, dining-room tables, etc.
      • All glass tops/mirrors MUST be taped.
  • Lawn furniture
  • Barbecue Grills - NO PROPANE TANKS.
    • The igniter switch and wiring has to be removed, along with the resident agreeing to a waiver acknowledging they are responsible for any fire damage as a result of crushing a grill. If the resident confirms removal of the wiring/igniter switch and approves the waiver we can dispose of the grill.
  • Push Lawnmowers - Oil and Gas must be drained.
  • Area rugs/carpets - MAXIMUM of one 9' x 11' size, per pickup.
  • Basketball Goals - Pole must be broken down to 4' to fit in collection vehicles.
  • Bicycles (Non-Motorized)

  • 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.
  • Examples of these items include:
    • Air conditioners (Window Units), Dishwashers, Hot Water Heaters, Microwaves, Metal Bookshelves/File Cabinets, Refrigerators, Freezers, Stoves, Washers and Dryers
  • Contractor-generated materials, construction and demolition, automotive parts/tires/rims, disaster relief debris, exempt or hazardous wastes WILL NOT be collected.

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