Tour groups may have up to 60 people, including any chaperones.
Visit without an appointment for a self-guided tour, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Where is the Recycling Center located?
The Recycling Center is located at
16105 Frederick Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
This is the first building on the right as you drive back into the facility complex.
Parking is currently limited, due to a construction project.
What do group tours include?
Allow one hour for guided tours. Thank you for arriving on time. Our schedule often has back-to-back tours.
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.