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Alexandria Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Alexandria trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Alexandria is in Virginia with Arlington and Washington DC to the north, Bowie to the northeast, Durham and Fort Washington to the south, Annandale to the west.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Alexandria Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit alexandriava.gov/RefuseCollection

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • George Washington Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • Day after Christmas

For more details visit this page.

Alexandria Trash Collection Map

Alexandria Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulk trash should be placed next to your trash carts on your collection day and does require an appointment with Alex311. For the safety of our crews, trash carts, bags, and large items cannot weigh more than 75 pounds each.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Appliances
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
  • Bed Frames
  • Cabinets
  • Sofa & Furniture Items

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Electronics
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Rocks & Soil
  • Bathroom Fixtures
  • Bricks & Building Materials

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Alexandria and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Alexandria?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area, request an appointment here.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: alexandriava.gov/RefuseCollection

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Alexandria Public Works Department?

By Phone:
Call 311 or 703.746.4311
Weekdays: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-noon
(Except City holidays)
Voicemail available after hours

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Alexandria trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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