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Businesses in our nation's capital looking for more affordable, reliable recycling and commercial trash pickup in Washington, DC can switch to RoadRunner today. We proudly serve businesses in all types of industries across the District, whether you're located near Georgetown, Anacostia or any point in between. Our priority is delivering exceptional customer service, driving cost savings and accelerating your road to sustainable waste management.

Waste Services for Your Business

RoadRunner delivers fully-managed, commercial waste services, enhanced by technology, to deliver hassle-free, reliable and sustainable waste management, for less than you're paying today. Get a quote today.


Our Customers Love Us


“Very professional and helpful. My business was losing so much money with Waste Management and RoadRunner saved me $300 a month. They responded to all of my questions on time and were very efficient. No complaints whatsoever and would definitely recommend to any business trying to save a little money and help the environment.”

Sydney Z.
Owner, Retail

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“When we first signed on with RoadRunner, our business struggled with fluctuating monthly waste volumes, billing complexity, and high waste vendor costs. Within the first six months of partnership, Roadrunner grew our waste diversion by over 30%, helped all store locations implement recycling, consolidated our multiple bills into one invoice, and reduced our recurring monthly charges —saving us 18% month over month and almost $100K in a year”

Ryan S.
Director, Forman Mills

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“[RoadRunner] is a “can-do” company, excited with challenges and open to fresh ideas, often coming to customers from their highly skilled and knowledgeable staff. They work carefully and diligently tounderstand the customer’s needs, and then work strategically toensure the customer needs are exceeded. If you’re lucky enough tohave them work with you, you will be delighted with the result.

Paul L.
Environmental Engineer, Manufacturing

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“Since contracting with RoadRunner we have been able to provide, through their services, a better overall experience for our tenants and the environment. The additional cost savings and attentive customer service have made this partnership a win-win for both client and contractor. The RoadRunner team has been very helpful and responsive to any requests. Highly recommend their services!”

Thomas W.
Agent, Commercial Real Estate


“I wanted to take a moment and express my gratitude for the outstanding service provided during our 1st year of partnership. The cost-effectiveness of your services has been exceptional, ensuring that we reach our savings without compromising on quality. Roadrunner has gone above and beyond constantly striving to adhere to schedules or find the fastest solutions to any delays or roadblocks encountered. The swift and effective communication has made working with your team a pleasure. Thank you for your dedication to excellence. Your professionalism and reliability make you stand out in the industry. I highly recommend your services to anyone seeking a top-notch waste management program.

Claudia O.
Procurement, Lincare

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“Signing with RoadRunner added so much value to our company. Dealing directly with haulers was a horrible process that no one has time for - they took that off my plate. Customer service was so unbelievably attentive, even with all of our crazy requests! We saved money working with them and saved many, many hours of my day’s work. I would highly recommend working with them!”

Michele G.
Manager, Multi-Family Housing

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“We are an apartment community and have been fighting with our trash provider for YEARS. We have attempted to get out of our WM contract for YEARS but the cancellation policies are impossible to comply with and we were even tricked one year when trying to add service - they snuck in an extended contract period. ROADRUNNER IS DIFFERENT. I had some anxiety when signing up the first time (because of my WM experiences) when I voiced my concerns, they brought me the contract back!! And told me to think on it and call them when I was ready!! SERIOUSLY AMAZING...I [have]nothing but love for ROADRUNNER. If everyone did business this way we would be living in a better world.

Ellie V.
Controller, Multi-Family Housing

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Great response time
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“We are extremely happy with how things are going withRoadRunner; it’s day and night from our experience with Rubicon. Multiple site managers on our team have reported it’s been a pleasure working with your strategists and Customer Service team, and he says to keep up the good work. Response time and communication was a big issue they had with Rubicon and they are happy with how RoadRunner is doing. Great job!”

Chris R.
Category Manager, Manufacturing

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“I wanted to let you know how pleased we are with RoadRunner and [the waste hauler] you proposed we switch to. The RoadRunner team has been extremely helpful along the whole transition process. Your teams and people are easy to contact and they respond quickly. Also, I wanted to compliment and thank our driver. He is always friendly waving to us, and a little while back went out of his way to help us. We had run a bunch of trash out and had gathered a pretty large pile that we were fixing to put in. He arrived and did the dump as we were about to walk out and add it. He saw us, did the first dump, backed up, let us put the remaining trash in and then did a second dump so it would be empty. This would be UNHEARD of withWaste Management. That’s impressive customer service. Also, their trucks are clean and they don’t drive in leaking “trash juice” all over our parking lot. If you will, please pass this along to the [waste hauler] team.”

Ryan H.
General Manager, Retail


“Before RoadRunner, we faced organizational and operational challenges from waste vendors that resulted in high costs. RoadRunner has made an unmatched impact on our business operations through consolidated multi-location billing, fee transparency, operational expertise, and dedicated support — all while driving down our waste management expenses.”

Christie B.
Corp. Property Manager, Hospitality

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“In 2022, Novolex implemented a comprehensive waste-to-landfill measurement program to enhance our monitoring and reduction of different waste streams. [This partnership with RoadRunner] enabled us to track the quantity of waste sent to landfills and identify how to divert more waste from landfills.”

2022 ESG Report

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“At La-Z-Boy, we are focused on doing what is right for the environment. One of our initiatives was to incorporate a solution for waste management, which is why we partnered with RoadRunner. They are helping us achieve our goals of landfill diversion, implement better internal waste management processes and reduce emissions and overall waste management costs . The best part is, they have followed through with their commitment and we are already seeing results! We know sustainability is a long journey, and with the help of RoadRunner, we’ll continue to minimize our footprint and foster a more responsible approach to waste and recycling.”

Amy V.
Director of ESG, Sustainability & Global Product Compliance, La‑Z‑Boy, Inc.

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Washington Garbage Pickup/Trash Collection/Recycling FAQs

Ready to make a change to your Washington garbage pickup and recycling? RoadRunner not only takes a modern approach to garbage collection in DC, but we can also help you determine the right Washington trash schedule your business needs for better service and cost savings.

Is RoadRunner a trash company in Washington?

Yes. We have fully-managed waste and recycling services for quality, cost-effective garbage collection in Washington, DC. That means you can count on RoadRunner for efficient and reliable Washington garbage pickup, no matter your industry or where you’re located. 

What is business waste pickup in Washington, DC?

The best commercial trash pickup in Washington, DC provides garbage collection for all types of businesses – from apartment buildings in Kalorama to grocery stores near Capitol Hill. For your commercial trash pickup in Washington, DC, RoadRunner will consolidate and streamline waste and recycling for all of your locations for less than you’re paying today.

Does RoadRunner provide Washington recycling services?

Not only does RoadRunner offer commercial recycling services in Washington, DC, but we also provide location-specific, tailored solutions to help you drive cost savings and increase your recycling efforts. Learn how our RecycleMORE™ program works.

What can I recycle in Washington?

Recycling in Washington generally includes items such as plastics, scrap metal, paper, cardboard, and other materials. But our commercial recycling services go a step further to help you analyze and determine the type of recycling service that best suits each of your business locations. We also stay on top of DC recycling laws and requirements to help your business stay in compliance.

How often is my business trash picked up?

Each business has unique needs, which is why we can tailor your Washington trash pickup services so that you have a trash schedule that works for your business.

I need commercial dumpster service in Washington. What size container is right for my business?

We fully-manage your waste operations so you can focus on your business. That includes meeting your business's waste and recycling needs with a variety of container types. We can provide any combination of 2-, 4-, 6- or 8-cubic-yard containers, bins and dumpsters.

What is a compactor?

A waste compactor is a machine designed to reduce the overall volume of waste materials, and is often used by businesses that regularly generate very large amounts of waste, such as hospitals and distribution and recycling centers. By compacting and crushing waste materials, compactors allow businesses to save on overall waste storage. For businesses in Washington, DC, trash pickup counts and recycling sell-offs can be minimized while also yielding savings.

What happens if there’s a winter storm, blizzard or inclement weather?

We know that DMV weather can be unpredictable. When there’s a storm or other severe weather, we’ll keep you updated about any changes to your trash pickup in Washington, DC. Our priority is keeping our customers, partners and employees safe.