Trash and Recycling
Trash Pickup Information
PLEASE NOTE: Do not store trash and recycling containers anywhere in the front of your house, including the porch, or in
common areas at the side or back of your house.
||The phone number for Champion Services Waste and
Recycle (703) 239-8540. If
your trash or recyclables are not picked up on schedule
please call Champion.
||Trash pick up is on Tuesdays and
Recycle pickup is on Fridays.
Place trash outside by 6 am, but
not before 6 pm the night before. Please
remove the bins by the next morning.
recyclables will be collected on all holidays except
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
When a designated pickup day falls on one of these
holidays, uncollected trash or recyclables will be
removed on the next regularly scheduled pickup day. A
special pick up day may also be designated.
|Trash Cans/ Bags
||Trash should be tied in plastic bags or
enclosed in standard trash cans. Trash bags or
containers shall not exceed 50 lbs. per bag or
||Place yard debris in plastic bags like
normal trash. Yard debris includes grass clippings,
leaves, pumpkins, and any vegetation.|
||Compost or mulch whenever possible.
Separately collect the brush part of yard debris such as
branches and small tree stumps. Cut the
brush into four foot lengths with limbs no larger that
six inches in diameter. Tie into bundles no
larger that two feet in diameter and place the bundles
on the curb. A handling charge will be assessed to a
homeowner who places more that five bundles of brush on
the curb for any single pickup.
||Christmas trees will be collected
separately the first two weeks of January. All tinsel
and ornaments must be removed from the tree. Please do
not place trees in bags. trees must be placed at
the curb prior to 6 a.m.
Prior notice (3 business days) is requested when
any large items are to be disposed. Contact Champion
at (703) 239-8540. Bulk items are limited to to burnable
items (non-toxic/non-hazardous waste) and is picked up at an additional charge. Items cannot exceed 36”x30”x30.
PROHIBITED BULK ITEMS: Recyclables, yard debris, hazardous waste, rocks, dirt, construction materials, tires, and masonry materials.
||Recycle pickup is on Fridays. All recyclables must
be at the curb between 6 pm the night before collection and 6 am the day of collection.
||Place recyclable material in the blue
bins provided by Champion. Please rinse out containers
before recycling. Each individual bag or container must weigh 50 lbs or less.
Bundle your newspapers and magazines in
paper bags or tie securely with strong twine. Do not use
plastic bags. Magazines and glossy inserts are accepted. Junk
mail and phone books are also accepted.
NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic bags used when delivering papers, pizza boxes, waxed cardboard, paper with food debris residue
Both aluminum and metal food cans are acceptable. Rinse out all food residue. These can be co-mingled with glass and plastic!
NOT ACCEPTED: Propane tanks, pots, pans, aluminum foil, aluminum furniture or siding.
Please remove the caps and lids and rinse bottles (no need to remove labels). You can co-mingle all glass types with cans and plastic! No need to separate.
NOT ACCEPTED: Ceramic, pottery, broken glass, drinking glasses/cups, plates, cookware, light bulbs, window glass, mirrors.
NEW in 2009: Champion now accepts all plastic containers #1 through #7! You no longer need to worry about the number. They must be rinsed and
lid-free. Examples include soft drink bottles milk jugs and detergent bottles. You can co-mingle all plastic with cans and glass!
NOT ACCEPTED: plastic bags or wrap, insecticide or automotive fluid bottles, microwave containers
Note that you can recycle your plastic bags at any of the area grocery stores.