Four Mile Run Recycling Center Officially Closed – January 2017


This recycling center is closed (January 2017). It has relocated to the Arlington County Trades Center located at 2700 S. Taylor St. The hours will be Monday-Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The facility will be closed on Sundays. The recyclable materials accepted will remain the same (cardboard, paper, glass, plastic and aluminum cans and bottles). Designated parking spaces will be available for users of the Recycling Center.



  • Recycle only the materials specifically listed and place them in the appropriate bins. Placing other materials in the bins may make the entire load unmarketable, and might even cause the loss of a buyer for future loads.
  • Make sure all containers are rinsed clean.
  • Keep the recycling center litter-free.
  • Report any problems encountered while using the drop-off center to 703-228-6570.
  • Available to small businesses owned or operating within the County.

What’s Accepted

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (no size restrictions)
  • Glass (bottles and jars)
  • Metal cans
  • Mixed paper (cardboard, magazines, newspapers, office paper, etc.)
  • Plastics