Monday, December 29, 2014

New Year's Day 2015 - modified recycling and trash collection schedule

Thursday, January 1, 2015 - New Year's 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, December 29, 2014 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, December 30, 2014 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (no change)
Thursday Friday, January 2, 2015
Friday Saturday, January 3, 2015

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

If you (or your community) have a private contract for your trash collection, or if you live in a municipality, our schedule announcements may not apply to your trash service -- check with your hauler or community manager.

Get our full 2015 holiday calendar, customized for your address.

Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station

Transfer Station location, hours and other details
  • December 31, 2014: Public drop-off areas close at 5:00 p.m.
  • January 1, 2015: Entire facility closed.
Christmas tree recycling

We collect Christmas trees for recycling on your recycling day. No deadlines - Christmas tree recycling is part of our regular yard trim collection service. Remember to remove all decorations. Details about how to prepare your Christmas tree for pick up.

Our #12daysofrecycling, featuring other holiday tips, continues on Facebook, Twitter, and our blog!

The Montgomery County GreenFest

Save the date for the Montgomery County GreenFest, held on the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Saturday, March 28, 2015!

Hear from national and local speakers, explore exhibits and talk to nonprofits, participate in “How to” workshops and more.  Participants can also visit an electric vehicle display, listen to music or watch an environmental film as a part of the Environmental Film Festival. This free event will be held rain or shine!  See more details about attending or participating as a presenter/exhibitor at