Arlington County Department of Environmental Services

Arlington County Department of Environmental Services Making Arlington County a vibrant, accessible and sustainable community with information on transpor
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This is the official Arlington County Department of Environmental Services page. We're making Arlington County a vibrant, accessible and sustainable community and can provide you with information on transportation, the environment and capital investment projects. We can answer your questions about trash and recycling, snow removal, utilities, commuter services, water and sewer system main

tenance, green buildings and sustainability, traffic and streetlights, street maintenance, transportation planning projects, parking permits, traffic and development permits, and more! Check out our Get It Done Online tab for quick links to report problems or request services online.

Tonight at 7, Navy League Building: Get the latest on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, designed to give drivers m...
12/06/2023

Tonight at 7, Navy League Building: Get the latest on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, designed to give drivers more choice and better real-time information about metered spaces in Arlington's two busiest corridors. https://buff.ly/3YDnwEy

Two four-letter words to lift the spirits. Free ART rush-hour bus rides in peak direction through Christmas. https://buf...
12/06/2023

Two four-letter words to lift the spirits.
Free ART rush-hour bus rides in peak direction through Christmas. https://buff.ly/3PCxEe7

Starts at 11:30am: Virtual Q&A session about the new way the County will fund stormwater handling and how property owner...
12/06/2023

Starts at 11:30am: Virtual Q&A session about the new way the County will fund stormwater handling and how property owners can take advantage of the voluntary credit program. https://buff.ly/3RrsraZ

Tactical speed humps are being installed near Gunston MS, Hoffman-Boston Elementary and Cardinal Elementary in a limited...
12/06/2023

Tactical speed humps are being installed near Gunston MS, Hoffman-Boston Elementary and Cardinal Elementary in a limited Vision Zero pilot for zones where recent 20-mph speed limits haven't lowered speeding. Learn more: https://buff.ly/46R6d6F

Tonight, 7pm at the Navy League Building: Open house on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, designed to make finding...
12/06/2023

Tonight, 7pm at the Navy League Building: Open house on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, designed to make finding metered spaces in the two busiest corridors easier and more available. https://buff.ly/3YDnwEy

The second and last go-round for leaf vacuuming continues through Dec. 21. Miss the truck? Use the green cart and/or pap...
12/05/2023

The second and last go-round for leaf vacuuming continues through Dec. 21. Miss the truck? Use the green cart and/or paper yard waste bags. Never plastic bags, which can't be composted and won't be collected.

Wednesday, 7pm at the Navy League Building: Update meeting on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, which aims to make...
12/05/2023

Wednesday, 7pm at the Navy League Building: Update meeting on the County's Performance Parking Pilot, which aims to make metered spaces more plentiful and easier to find in the County's two busiest corridors.

Please join the project team at an in-person open house to learn more about what we've learned so far and what next steps are coming for the Performance Parking Pilot Project. We hope to see you Wednesday, December 6 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the conference center at the Navy League Building at 2300 ...

Wednesday, 11:30am: Virtual Q&A on what this whole new Stormwater Utility thing is and how to get in good with the credi...
12/04/2023

Wednesday, 11:30am: Virtual Q&A on what this whole new Stormwater Utility thing is and how to get in good with the credit people. https://buff.ly/3RrsraZ

Paper yard waste bags available free at seven County facilities. Yard waste in plastic bags can't be composted and won't...
12/04/2023

Paper yard waste bags available free at seven County facilities. Yard waste in plastic bags can't be composted and won't be collected at the curb. https://buff.ly/3Z1kCJN

Don’t let the holidays go to waste. Learn the do’s and don’t for recycling this holiday season.
12/04/2023

Don’t let the holidays go to waste. Learn the do’s and don’t for recycling this holiday season.

Help tell the story of Arlington's Fire Station 8 by lending or donating artifacts for the new building opening on Langs...
12/04/2023

Help tell the story of Arlington's Fire Station 8 by lending or donating artifacts for the new building opening on Langston next year. The fire company was staffed exclusively by Black volunteers through decades of segregation. https://buff.ly/46dNu5Z

Plan ahead: Holiday cards can go in the blue recycling cart but not if they have glitter or sound-making devices. Other ...
12/04/2023

Plan ahead: Holiday cards can go in the blue recycling cart but not if they have glitter or sound-making devices. Other Earth-friendly tips for the season: https://buff.ly/3SWDc6e.

Last pass for leaf vacuuming continues this week. Have you raked to the curb yet or did you miss the truck? The schedule...
12/04/2023

Last pass for leaf vacuuming continues this week. Have you raked to the curb yet or did you miss the truck? The schedule: https://buff.ly/46Wrv3j

Wednesday. 6: Open house on the Performance Parking Pilot, the County's effort to make metered spaces more plentiful and...
12/03/2023

Wednesday. 6: Open house on the Performance Parking Pilot, the County's effort to make metered spaces more plentiful and easier to find in Arlington's two busiest corridors. https://buff.ly/3YDnwEy

Heed the new signs. Where it used to say "Yield," that vexing slow-roll judgment puzzle,  you're gonna need to stop for ...
12/03/2023

Heed the new signs. Where it used to say "Yield," that vexing slow-roll judgment puzzle, you're gonna need to stop for pedestrians. Fully. At the line. https://buff.ly/40ut4Dz

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield fro...
12/02/2023

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield from Wilson-N Carlin Springs; and 12th St S from S Glebe to S Walter Reed. Toss in your thoughts. https://buff.ly/3G04Kjz

12/02/2023

Get your December shred on today at the Trades Center. Two boxes/bags per person. Arlington residents only. https://buff.ly/3Zn6Mlm

If the new "Civil + Structural Engineer" hasn't shown in your mailbox yet, spoiler alert: Ballston Wetlands Park is a 20...
12/01/2023

If the new "Civil + Structural Engineer" hasn't shown in your mailbox yet, spoiler alert: Ballston Wetlands Park is a 2023 winner for "environmental + sustainability." The retrofitted pond/enhanced surroundings are key in Arlington efforts for flood resiliency. https://buff.ly/3qVjdcz

Happy December. Water mains aren't big fans of the colder months. If you think you're experiencing a water main break, c...
12/01/2023

Happy December. Water mains aren't big fans of the colder months. If you think you're experiencing a water main break, check Arlington's online breaks map. Makes a handy bookmark. https://buff.ly/3Sr4O1h

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield fro...
12/01/2023

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield from Wilson-N Carlin Springs; and 12th St S from S Glebe to S Walter Reed. What say you? https://buff.ly/3G04Kjz

Wednesday, Dec. 6: Open house on the Performance Parking Pilot, the County's effort to make metered spaces more plentifu...
12/01/2023

Wednesday, Dec. 6: Open house on the Performance Parking Pilot, the County's effort to make metered spaces more plentiful and easier to find in Arlington's two busiest corridors. https://buff.ly/3YDnwEy

How many cubic yards of leaves does the County vacuum up each year? Hint: It's roughly the equivalent of 4000 tons. But ...
11/30/2023

How many cubic yards of leaves does the County vacuum up each year? Hint: It's roughly the equivalent of 4000 tons. But cubic yards sounds more scientific. Second and final neighborhood passes of 2023 begin tomorrow. https://buff.ly/46Wrv3j

It's not an official holiday thing but Billy invites you to Saturday's free paper shredding and materials drop-off at th...
11/30/2023

It's not an official holiday thing but Billy invites you to Saturday's free paper shredding and materials drop-off at the Trades Center. Arlington residents only. Goochland County residents quoting "Elf" might still be admitted privately. https://buff.ly/3Zn6Mlm

Don't make a set of dead lights even worse. Toss it in the trash, not the blue recycling cart. Other handy holiday tips:...
11/30/2023

Don't make a set of dead lights even worse. Toss it in the trash, not the blue recycling cart. Other handy holiday tips: https://buff.ly/3SWDc6e.

From this to that. Leaves vacuumed up by the County are turned into what magical material, free for the taking? Hint: ht...
11/30/2023

From this to that. Leaves vacuumed up by the County are turned into what magical material, free for the taking? Hint: https://buff.ly/3K356Ju

Arlington County is facing a $25-to-40-million budget shortfall. Weigh in on the difficult options for balancing the boo...
11/29/2023

Arlington County is facing a $25-to-40-million budget shortfall. Weigh in on the difficult options for balancing the books. .

It s Budget Season! The County Manager is seeking your feedback to help guide the Fiscal Year 2025 budget. The County is facing a 25 to 40 million dollar shortfall as our economy continues to evolve and adapt to changing realities. This means that the County must make difficult budget choices to con...

Brrr. Think of the pipes. If you don't want to think of the pipes, think of the poor garden hose. https://buff.ly/3QVGOm...
11/29/2023

Brrr. Think of the pipes. If you don't want to think of the pipes, think of the poor garden hose. https://buff.ly/3QVGOmt

First pass for leaf vacuuming wraps up this week. See the signs, rake to the curb ahead of time. And it all repeats in D...
11/29/2023

First pass for leaf vacuuming wraps up this week. See the signs, rake to the curb ahead of time. And it all repeats in December. The schedule: https://buff.ly/46RTKAF

Certain dead light bulbs and tubes contain hazardous materials and shouldn't go in the trash. Some convenient County dro...
11/29/2023

Certain dead light bulbs and tubes contain hazardous materials and shouldn't go in the trash. Some convenient County drop-off locations: https://buff.ly/46zUYja.

Chime in on Arlington's draft plan for dealing with solid waste over the next two decades. https://buff.ly/3QoxGqr
11/29/2023

Chime in on Arlington's draft plan for dealing with solid waste over the next two decades. https://buff.ly/3QoxGqr

Brrrrr. Think of the pipes.
11/28/2023

Brrrrr. Think of the pipes.

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield fro...
11/28/2023

A new Shared Street Pilot Program means possible safety & access improvements for S Lynn from 16th-20th; N Wakefield from Wilson-N Carlin Springs; and 12th St S from S Glebe to S Walter Reed. Chime in. https://buff.ly/3G04Kjz

Free Arlington paper yard waste bags on a free ART rush-hour bus ride.Utopia is not just a parkway in Queens. https://bu...
11/28/2023

Free Arlington paper yard waste bags on a free ART rush-hour bus ride.
Utopia is not just a parkway in Queens. https://buff.ly/3XO319g

Get to know Arlington Re-Gen. It'll turn that very natural human byproduct into sustainable energy plus a nutrient-rich ...
11/28/2023

Get to know Arlington Re-Gen. It'll turn that very natural human byproduct into sustainable energy plus a nutrient-rich soil enhancement. https://buff.ly/40ucIKe

Yes indeed, time to get your carcass to the green curbside cart for collection with other food scraps and yard waste.At ...
11/27/2023

Yes indeed, time to get your carcass to the green curbside cart for collection with other food scraps and yard waste.
At least get it off the lawn. https://buff.ly/3K5Ykm6

Getting chilly, kind of like Thursday's hug from your sister-in-law.Think of the pipes. https://buff.ly/3QVGOmt
11/27/2023

Getting chilly, kind of like Thursday's hug from your sister-in-law.
Think of the pipes. https://buff.ly/3QVGOmt

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