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Business Recycling Reporting Due October 15, 2023

Prince William County Code requires all businesses and other non-residential properties that produce trash or recycling in the County to report their activities to the Department of Public Works by October 15 of each year. The Solid Waste Division of Public Works uses the information to comply with recycling reporting requirements established by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Now Enrolling!

We are now accepting registrations for the

2024 Environmental Professionals Certificate (E.P.) training course. 

This course is a basic introduction to the education and skills professionals need to provide environmental programs and program management.

The Environmental Professional develops an understanding of environmental sustainability concepts, laws and regulations, and tools available to assist them with the development and management of an environmental program for a business.

This certificate training course is a six-month course that includes in-classroom instruction taught in part by environmental specialists, subject matter experts from Prince William County government and local environmental organizations. 


Pictured from left to right: CLASS of 2023 Megan Hicks, Junkluggers, (Rico Fleshman, PWCGBC Chair)

Grace Benevento, KPWB, Tariq Moorehead, PWAR, Leslie Guevara, KPWB

PWC Landfill Tipping Fee 



Beginning January 1, 2024, waste haulers and commercial users will be charged a $40 per ton tipping fee for regular refuse disposal. The New landfill tipping fee will go into effect January 1, 2024, and will apply to waste haulers, commercial users, and hauling companies disposing of refuse generated in Prince William County at Fairfax County facilities.


These fees fund landfill operations, trash disposal, composting, recycling operations, and importantly, the construction and capping of future cells. Fee information and FAQs are available at or by clicking the link below. 

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Click HERE for a list of accepted items

VA Statewide Polystyrene Ban


Virginia code § 10.1-1424.3. Expanded polystyrene food service containers prohibited; civil penalty.

Beginning July 1, 2023, no food vendor that is a restaurant or similar retail food establishment and is part of a chain with 20 or more locations offering for sale substantially the same menu items and ...

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