Leaf bag collection started on Nov. 1 and will run through Jan. 14. Leaf bags — which must be biodegradable, not plastic — are collected in neighborhoods one business day after garbage collection. Free leaf bags are available at a number of community centers around the county.
Arlington will begin its vacuum leaf collection service on Monday. There will be a second round of leaf vacuuming in December, ending on Dec. 24.
See below for the dates when vacuum collection will start for specific neighborhoods.
November 15 — Alcova Heights, Arlington View, Ballston-Virginia Square, Boulevard Manor, Clarendon/Court House, Colonial Village, Columbia Heights, Columbia Heights West, Dominion Hills, Forest Glen, Forest Hills, Foxcroft Heights, Glen Carlyn, Langston Brown, Long Branch Creek, Nauck, North Highlands, North Rosslyn, Radnor/Ft. Myer Heights, Waycroft-Woodlawn
November 17 — Aurora Highlands, Claremont, Douglas Park, Highland Park/Overlee Knolls, Leeway Overlee, Madison Manor, Old Dominion, Glebewood, Penrose, Waverly Hills, Westover Village
November 20 — Ashton Heights, Barcroft, Bluemont, Cherrydale, Lyon Park, Lyon Village, Stafford-Albemarle-Glebe, Tara-Leeway Heights
November 24 — Arlington East Falls Church, Arlington Forest, Arlington Heights, Arlington Ridge, Arlingwood, Chainbridge, Columbia Forest, Dover Crystal, Rivercrest, Riverwood, Yorktown
November 30 — Belleview Forest, Donaldson Run, Gulf Branch, Maywood, Old Glebe, Rock Springs, Williamsburg, Woodmont