Thursday, June 28, 2012

Independence Day 2012 - modified trash and recycling collection schedule

email Subscribe to our holiday reminders (Available as wireless alerts, too!) Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - Independence Day - is a recycling and trash collection holiday. After the holiday, all County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide, and be one day later than normal.

If your collection day is
Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, July 2, 2012 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, July 3, 2012 (no change)
Wednesday Thursday, July 5, 2012
Thursday Friday, July 6, 2012
Friday Saturday, July 7, 2012

Use this iCal link to add our holiday schedule for recycling and trash collection to your electronic calendar (Google, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.):

If you have any questions or concerns about your County-provided collection, please call the Montgomery County Customer Service Center (MC311) at 311 (out-of-County: 240-777-0311, TTY: 301-251-4850)
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

Transfer Station location, hours and other details
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2012: Open with normal hours
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2012: Administrative offices and facility drop-offs closed
  • Thursday, July 5, 2012: Open with normal hours

Poolesville Beauty Spot

Beauty Spot location, hours and other details
  • No changes to hours of operation at this time

Clamshells and other #1 plastics now accepted

Effective immediately, our Montgomery County recycling program now includes PET thermoform plastic containers and "clamshell" packaging for fruits, vegetables, bakery and deli items. PET, or polyethylene terephthalate, containers are easily identified by the #1 code on or near the bottom.