On Thursday evening, December 8, a fire began in the storage pit at our Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility in Dickerson, Maryland. The fire is under control but firefighters continue to be on the scene. It will take several days to resolve this situation.
How will the fire affect Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station customers?
We discourage commercial haulers and self-delivering customers from delivering trash to the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station until Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
We will post updates as we learn more information about the fire and its impact on our operations.
Will the fire affect residential curbside collections?
No, we expect our residential curbside collections to be made on their normal schedule.
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Yes, you may bring yard trim to our Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station. Depending on the amount you deliver, the yard trim disposal fee may apply.
The Highway Maintenance Section (Department of Transportation, Division of Operations) provides leaf vacuuming to certain areas of Montgomery County. See leaf vacuuming details, including a service area map, collection dates, progress reports, and more.