Earth Products Yard

4300 29th St. S. Arlington, VA 22206

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Inert material drop-off and more, available to Arlington residents only, have proof of residency.

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Inert Materials and Scrap Metal Drop-Off Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. by appointment only; call 703-228-5000.
  • First Saturday of each month, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (See calendar for holiday weekends status.)

Free Monthly Paper Shredding 

Mulch/Compost Pick-Up/Food Scraps Drop-Off Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturdays, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays.


Located in south Arlington at the Arlington County Trades Center, the Earth Products Yard is managed by the Solid Waste Bureau of the Department of Environmental Services

Customer Contact Center: 703-228-5000 |, staffed Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Scrap metal drop off is intended for smaller scrap metal items that are less than 50 pounds in weight and don’t need to be collected curbside with the large crane truck. Refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, trash compactors, air conditioners, water heaters can also be dropped off with a recycling fee applied.

  • Only small quantities of material will be accepted per resident once per month (one pickup truck load, or up to 3 cubic yards).
  • Contractors and non-residents aren’t allowed to drop off material and should contact their private hauler for disposal options.
  • Trash and building construction material such as drywall, shingles, insulation will not be accepted.
  • Inert material will be reprocessed and reused in County construction projects. Appliances and scrap metal will be recycled.