Alexandria Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Alexandria trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Alexandria is in Virginia with Washington DC to the north, Bowie to the northeast, Durham to the south, Fairfax County 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 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/RefuseCollection

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve (Observed, Friday)

  • City offices are closed Friday, December 23.
  • Trash & Recycling collections are on a regular schedule this week.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is closed on Saturday, December 24.

Dec. 25 – Christmas Day (Observed, Monday)

  • City offices are closed Monday, December 26
  • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
    • Monday collection will be Tuesday
    • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday
    • Wednesday collection will be Thursday
    • Thursday collection will be Friday
  • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is closed on Monday, December 26.

Jan. 2- New Years Day (Observed, Monday)

  • City offices are closed.
  • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
    • Monday collection will be Tuesday.
    • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday.
    • Wednesday collection will be Thursday.
    • Thursday collection will be Friday.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is OPEN on Saturday, December 31.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is CLOSED on Monday, January 2.

Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday)

  • City offices are closed.
  • Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day.
    • Monday collection will be Tuesday.
    • Tuesday collection will be Wednesday.
    • Wednesday collection will be Thursday.
    • Thursday collection will be Friday.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Electronic Collection Drop-off Center is Closed on Monday, January 16.

Alexandria Trash Collection Map

Alexandria Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://alex311.alexandriava.gov/customer/request/TESYRDWS/location

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 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.alexandriava.gov/Recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Alexandria?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://alex311.alexandriava.gov/customer/request/TESYRDWS/location

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.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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