Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste Collection
Contractor: Patriot Disposal Services - (703) 257-7100
March 19, 2020 -- IMMEDIATE ATTENTION NEEDED REGARDING CHANGE IN TRASH SERVICE:
Urgent Message from Patriot Disposal, Inc.
Effective immediately, Patriot Disposal will discontinue ALLBULK PICK UPS until further notice. This change is necessary for many reasons and throughout the process we did not want to lose sight of the safety and well-being of our employees and individuals in your community.
This is a safety measure we feel is necessary at the current time. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Follow COVID-19 updates directly from our web site at: https://www.patriotdisposalservices.com/copy-of-inclement-weather. Items that are
allowed to be placed at the curb with regular trash pickup – without need to
call ahead or be charged additional “special pickup” fees. EXAMPLES: Small
furniture made out of fabric and/or wood, and bed frames may be put out for
collection with your regular trash. Check out more info at: https://www.patriotdisposalservices.com/faq-residential.
Items that are allowed to be placed at the curb with regular trash pickup – without need to call ahead or be charged additional “special pickup” fees.
EXAMPLES: Small furniture made out of fabric and/or wood, and bed frames may be put out for collection with your regular trash.
Check out more info at: https://www.patriotdisposalservices.com/faq-residential.
The collection schedule for all homes that are covered by the Conservancy's trash contract are as follows:
MONDAYS: YARD WASTE COLLECTION
TUESDAYS: TRASH COLLECTION DAY #1
WEDNESDAYS: RECYCLE COLLECTION
FRIDAYS: TRASH COLLECTION DAY #2
SPECIAL PICK UPS (Large Items/White Goods/Grills/Mowers/Metals/Etc.): Advance notice is required -- call Patriot at 703-257-7100. There is a fee charged to the homeowner or renter for special pick up service:
Please call PATRIOT DISPOSAL SERVICES (703-257-7100) for additional SPECIAL PICK UP rates for other items such as sinks, tubs, etc.
Christmas Tree Collection: Christmas trees will be collected the first two weeks in January. All trees should be placed on the curb with all tinsel/decorations removed. Trees should not be placed in plastic bags.
Inclement Weather: Safety in our community is a primary concern. Roads and/or areas which are deemed unsafe due to snow or ice will be suspended for collection. Trash and recycling collection service will resume on the next regularly scheduled collection day, once road conditions permit.
If you have any questions, please contact the Conservancy Office at (703) 978-2928; email to mailto:[email protected]?subject=Trash/Recycling/YardWaste.
Effective November 11, 2019, Patriot Disposal will no longer pick up glass as part of recycling. Customers are encouraged to re-use glass containers, bring them to a purple bin located in Fairfax County, Alexandria, Arlington, and Prince William County, or put them in with the regular trash for pickup.
Please visit the following web sites for additional information regarding glass recycling:
• Patriot Disposal - Recycling @ patriotdisposalservices.com
PATRIOT RECYCLE TOTERS: All residents may decline
delivery of the larger recycling toters/bins by contacting Patriot at 703-257-7100 to arrange for a pickup. For those keeping the new toters, please note
that they are for recycling only on the Wednesday pick up day. If
you prefer, you may use your own toter/bin for putting out recycling on Wednesdays. Thank you
for your cooperation during this transition period. (Unfortunately,
these recycle toters
NOTE ABOUT YARD WASTE: When discarding yard waste, please make sure that it is placed in plastic bags or personal bins are clearly marked as YARD WASTE or it will not be picked up. It ispreferred that Burke Centre residences put yard waste out only in biodegradable or paper bags, or, in a receptacle.
Note: If Fairfax County changes its requirements, plastic bags may no longer be accepted in the future for yard waste disposal. The weight must be less than 50 lbs. Thank you for your cooperation!BULK ITEM PICK UP (Mattresses/Small Furniture/Etc.): May be put out with regular trash collection. No rocks, concrete, dirt, liquids or other hazardous material.
The Board of Trustees and Conservancy Staff wish to thank you for your patience and understanding as we worked through the issues with the previous vendor, and your continued patience as we adjust to the new schedule. The contract does not include Burke Centre Station, Chase Commons, Oakwood Commons, Walden Commons, Summit Oak and Crevenna Oaks. Trash service in these areas is provided by their individual management companies. As always, if you have any concerns, please contact the Conservancy office at 703-978-2928.
BURKE CENTRE COLLECTION GUIDELINES
For service complaints and to request special pickups, please contact Patriot at (703) 257-7100. You are encouraged to also report complaints to the Conservancy office for tracking purposes. Please call the office with any questions at (703) 978-2928.
BURKE CENTRE AREAS WITH SEPARATE TRASH SERVICE:
The following Burke Centre cluster (condo/co-op) areas have separate trash service -- please contact your management office for assistance with trash/recycling collection issues.