Birchfield Woods Cluster Association

Trash & Recycling by American Disposal Services (ADS)

TRASH: collected Tuesday and Friday mornings (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day)

  • All trash must be placed in a bag inside a trash can and brought to a curb accessible from a street.
  • Trash cans may be placed on curb after 7pm the day before collection.
  • All trash cans must be retrieved from the curb within 24 hours of the trash being collected.
  • Trash cans must be stored on your property and out of view from the street

RECYCLING: collected Friday mornings (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day)

  • All recyclable material must be placed in a recycling bin. Contact ADS if you need a bin.
  • Accepted materials include: newspapers, magazines, glossy paper, #1 and #2 plastics, glass, metal food cans, aluminum cans, brush and yard debris. Unaccepted materials include: hazardous waste, paint. For detailed information, contact Fairfax County Recycling Program Requirements and ADS Recycling.
  • Drop-off sites


  • Appliances (by appointment on Thursdays): Pick up of all ferrous metal appliances (stoves, washers, dryers, and hot water tanks) must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance with American Disposal Services. Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioning units, etc., must have refrigerants removed and tagged by a certified technician prior to pickup. A service fee will be charged and must be paid by the resident directly to American Disposal Services.
  • Christmas Trees (1st two Wednesdays in January): Pick up of natural trees only, all decorations removed.