Frequently asked questions about our community:
Raspberry Falls contracts with Bates Trash Removal for trash and recycling pickup. Service-related requests and questions should be directed to their customer service department at 703-212-9395, Please visit their website for the most current information on residential pickup guidelines and holiday/inclement weather schedules.
- All containers to curbside by 7:00 am on pickup days
- Trash pickup days: Monday and Thursday
- Recycling pickup: Thursday
- Yard waste pickup: Monday (may not exceed 50 pounds)
- There will be no pickup on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Day.
- Bates Trash Removal uses a “single-stream” recycling process.
- Acceptable items include junk mail, magazines, catalogs, newspapers, phone books, cereal and cracker boxes, flattened cardboard, plastics, aluminum/steel cans, and corrugated cardboard glass.
- Additional information about items that can be recycled can be found here.
- Trash containers: one (1) per address (95 gallon tote)
- Extra containers: Contact Bates Trash Removal directly to order
- Recycling bins: 1 large single stream tote
- Trash containers must be kept out of sight at all times except on pickup days.
- Containers may be placed curbside after sundown the day before pickup, but must be removed before sundown the day of pickup.
Bates Trash Removal contact: 703-212-9395
- Paper (office paper, magazines, newspapers, various colored papers, packing paper, folders without binding, and other mixed papers)
- Cardboard boxes (they do not have to be broken down, but they must be free of trash)
- Cans (aluminum and bi-metal (tin))
- Bottles (clear, brown, and green food and beverage containers)
- Paper towels, napkins, tissues
- Bound books or reports
- Beverage glasses or tempered glass (i.e. window glass)
- Cellophane, shrink wrap, or packing materials (i.e. Styrofoam, peanuts,and bubble wrap)
- Any containers that held hazardous materials (i.e. motor oil, paints, thinners, or household chemicals)
Single-stream recycling is the mixing of all recyclable materials into a single container for collection and processing. The following are acceptable items for the single-stream recycling program:
- Cardboard boxes
- Paper: office paper, magazines, phone books, newspapers, various colored papers, packing paper, and folders without binding
- Cans: aluminum and bimetal (tin)
- Plastics: recycling resin codes 1 through 7 (look for a number inside the recycle triangle on the bottom of the container)
Items that should not be recycled include the following:
- Paper towels, napkins, or tissues
- Beverage glasses or tempered glass, such as window glass
- Cellophane, shrink wrap, or packing materials, such as Styrofoam, “peanuts,” or bubble wrap
- Glass bottles/jars
- Plastic bags
- Any containers that held hazardous materials, such as motor oil, paints or thinners, or household chemicals
Note: By law (the Virginia Property Owners Association Act) you must supply the potential purchaser a resale package for review when you ratify a purchase contract and prior to settlement.
Delmarva Mailboxes & More, Inc.
8758 Virginia Meadows Dr
Manassas, VA 20109
The model number is MP-510
(check with Delmarva Mailboxes for current pricing)
Parts are also available. Call for availability and price.
Raspberry Falls is a covenants controlled community, meaning it has a homeowners association. Our association is the Raspberry Falls Homeowners Association, Inc. It was originally named the Moorlands HOA.
The Raspberry Falls HOA has an elected Board of Directors comprised of volunteer homeowners. The Board provides direction to a professional management company the HOA employs. Each homeowner pays an annual fee and abides by the covenants of the homeowners association. Please see the Contact page for how to contact the management company or the Board.
Please see the Architectural Modifications page.
Although they are separate corporations, they share a harmonious relationship and take pride in making our community a unique showplace with beautiful homes, outstanding social opportunities, and a first-class country club and Gary Player golf course.
Hunting is prohibited on property within Raspberry Falls. Hunting and shooting in general is regulated by state (specifically the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries) and county law. From time to time, residents may hear gunfire from areas adjacent to Raspberry Falls. Loudoun County permits recreational shooting provided it is done in a safe manner and not within 100 yards of a house (unless the homeowner has given permission). Hunting season is generally November/December and the same rules apply in terms of firearms being discharged. Hunting in the area is restricted to private property. Many large private tracts of land surround Raspberry Falls and hunters are commonly seen and heard throughout hunting season.