Trash & Recycling The City of Alexandria collects PG’s trash and recycling weekly on Thursdays. Trash and recycling bins should be placed outside of your garage no earlier than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, and brought back inside on Thursday night. In the event that Monday is a federal holiday, or in the event of inclement weather and city government closure, trash and recycling will be picked up on Friday. If you have any questions please refer to the City of Alexandria website at or to the city’s customer service system, Call Click Connect. Call Click Connect Alexandria’s online customer service system allows residents to submit service requests, report problems, search for information, or find the right contact to call for various issues and topics of interest. Staff usually respond to requests within five business days. Visit to submit a query.