Monday, February 09, 2015

Presidents Day 2015 - modified recycling and trash collection schedule

Updated February 17, 2015

Due to snow, County-provided recycling and trash collections are cancelled today, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Starting Wednesday, our collections will slide two days later than normal for the rest of the week.

Our revised schedule is posted on this page, replacing the holiday schedule announced below:

Monday, February 16, 2015 - Presidents 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 Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Tuesday Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Wednesday Thursday, February 19, 2015
Thursday Friday, February 20, 2015
Friday Saturday, February 21, 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
  • Saturday, February 14, 2015: Open with normal hours.
  • Sunday, February 15, 2015: Open with normal hours.
  • Monday, February 16, 2015
    • Transfer Station recycling and trash drop-offs: open with normal hours
      • Shady Grove Entrance for loads 500 pounds and more: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
      • Frederick Road Entrance for loads under 500 pounds: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Recycling Center: closed
    • Transfer Station and Recycling Center administrative offices: closed
    Poolesville Beauty Spot

    Beauty Spot location, hours and other details
    • Saturday, February 14, 2015: Open with normal hours.
    • Sunday, February 15, 2015: Open with normal hours.
    Recycling Basics - video series

    That groundhog may have predicted more weeks of winter, but we can use them to prep for spring cleaning! For refreshers on what we accept for recycling in Montgomery County, watch our short videos covering recycling basics. Then, let us know your questions.

    Reminder: Montgomery County GreenFest, March 28

    If you haven't penciled the date in your calendar, there's still time! With lots of planning happening, and exhibitor spaces filling quickly, we look forward to seeing you at the Montgomery County GreenFest, held on the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Saturday, March 28, 2015!

    Get the latest on the day's events and offerings at and by following and using the hashtag #mcgreenfest on your social media.