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F.C. to Host Joint Recycling, Drug Take-Back Event

The City of Falls Church Public Works Department and the Police Department will co-host the Recycling Extravaganza and Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Property Yard and Recycling Center, 217 Gordon Road, Falls Church. 

City residents may recycle a variety of items including used electronics, cell phones, clothing and textiles, bicycles, printer cartridges, eyeglasses, hearing aids, and medical supplies like crutches. All items will be recycled, reused, or donated to charity. For a complete list of acceptable items and what happens to each item after donation, visit fallschurchva.gov/RE.

 In conjunction with the Recycling Extravaganza, the City of Falls Church Police Department, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event offers residents an anonymous, no-questions-asked forum in which to dispose of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. 

For more information about the Recycling Extravaganza, contact Allison Lohrenz at recycling2@fallschurchva.gov or 703-248-5456. For more information about the Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, contact Officer James Brooks at jbrooks@fallschurchva.gov or 703-248-5056.

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