|If your normal collection day is:||Your collection day for the week of September 5, 2011, is:|
|Monday||Tuesday, September 6|
|Tuesday||Wednesday, September 7|
|Wednesday||Thursday, September 8|
|Thursday||Friday, September 9|
|Friday||Saturday, September 10|
If you have any questions or concerns about your County-provided collection, please call the Montgomery County Customer Service Center (MC311) at 3-1-1 (out-of-County: 240-777-0311, TTY: 240-773-3556)
Note: if you (or your community) have a private contract for your trash collection, or if you live in a municipality, these schedule announcements may not apply to your trash service -- check with your hauler or community manager.
Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station
- Monday, September 5, 2011: Site and administrative offices closed.
- Transfer Station location, hours and other details
Poolesville Beauty Spot
- Saturday and Sunday, September 3 and 4, 2011:
closedopen normal hours (updated 8/30/11).
- Beauty Spot location, hours and other details
The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon takes place at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. from September 23 to October 2, 2011. Houses designed and built by university teams from across the country -- including the University of Maryland -- and the world face off in 10 contests.
The 21st Annual Metro Washington, DC, Tour of Solar Homes and Buildings -- including many stops in Montgomery County -- will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, 2011.
In addition to their focus on energy, both events also feature numerous examples of reducing, reusing, and recycling.
For more information:
And speaking of energy... Montgomery County's Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program is open for applications! This program offers incentives of up to $3,000 to owner-occupants of single family homes and condominiums who make new energy efficiency improvements. Eligible improvements include air sealing, insulation, heating and cooling, geothermal heat pumps, solar water heating and appliances. For full details, visit www.mcenergyfunding.com