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Monday, September 7, 2015 (Labor Day): No County-provided recycling or trash collections on September 7; all collections this week slide one day. Transfer Station drop-offs and offices closed on September 7. See holiday details.

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OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - normal schedule ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - normal hours

Community Paper Shredding and Recycling Events

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All events will be held rain or shine.

This recycling event is free of charge and open to all residents. Please, no businesses.

All paper will be shredded on-site. These are drive-through events, and we ask you to stay in your vehicle. For everyone’s safety, you will not be able to watch your paper being shredded.

The last car must be in line by 2:00 p.m.

Services provided by, and partners in these events are

On-Site Paper Shredding and Recycling Guidelines

Services donated by Office Paper Systems

Paper shredding is available at no charge to Montgomery County, Maryland residents only (no businesses are permitted).

Reusable Clothing and Household Goods Donation Guidelines

Benefitting A Wider Circle, the Vietnam Veterans of America and Big Brothers Big Sisters National Capital Area.

Bring items that are in working/usable condition. Please bring gently used clothing and small loose items in bags or boxes.

Tax-deduction receipts will be available upon request.

Acceptable item details for September 12 event

Acceptable item details for October 4 event

Acceptable item details for November 14 event

General guidelines for acceptable donations are: