Tour the Recycling Center
Visitors ranging in age from preschoolers to seniors enjoy coming to our award-winning Recycling Center. They have hailed from all over the world!
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Groups of 10 or more people
Schedule a guided tour for your field trip or visit. The tour room holds up to 60 children.
Guided tours are available Monday through Thursday, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Call 301-417-1433 to arrange a date and time.
There is no charge for tours.
Visit without an appointment for a self-guided tour, weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The Recycling Center typically does not operate on Fridays. If you are planning a Friday visit, call 301-417-1433.
What do tours include?
Allow one hour for guided tours. Thank you for arriving on time. Our tour schedule often has back-to-back tours.
The first part of the visit includes an age-appropriate presentation addressing recycling, reuse, and waste reduction. Then, visitors head upstairs to view the Recycling Center's sorting machinery. The facility is wheelchair accessible (it's helpful for us to know of your needs in advance).
Restroom facilities are limited. Please try to plan ahead in this regard
There are no picnic or lunch facilities at the Recycling Center.
Where is the Recycling Center located?
The Recycling Center is located at
16105 Frederick Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
The Recycling Center is the first building on the right as you drive back into the facility complex. Ample parking is available in front of the building.
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