Great Oak Recycling Information

Thursday is the weekly recycling day in Great Oak. Please be reminded, some plastic and paper items cannot be recycled; please see the following items for further advisement.

Items to ALWAYS place in the curbside recycling bin:

  • Plastic bottles & jugs (with lids on)
  • Metal food & beverage cans
  • Milk/juice cartons
  • Mixed paper & cardboard

Items to NEVER place in the curbside recycling bin:

  • Plastic bags/film/pillow packaging
  • Glass
  • Food bags & wrappers
  • Needles & Medical waste
  • Shredded paper
  • Diapers
  • Mixed packaging
  • Clothing
  • Foam & plastic takeout cups & containers
  • Batteries
  • Hangers, hoses and cables

For more information, please consult the Fairfax County Reduce, Reuse, Recycle pages here.