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recycling bin, paper cart, and trash can Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015: No County-provided recycling or trash collections on November 26; Thursday and Friday pickups slide by one day. Transfer Station closes at 5 p.m. on November 25; closed November 26.
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See details on leaf collection options, including curbside vacuuming and yard trim pickups.

OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - holiday schedule ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - closes 5 pm today; closed tomorrow

Proof of residency

Montgomery County residents may bring material directly to the Shady Grove Transfer Station and Processing Facility and the Poolesville Beauty Spot. Proof of residency is required.

What documents may you show to prove your residency?

Documents you may show to prove residency include:

What if you use, borrow, or rent a vehicle that is licensed out-of-County?

If you bring material in a vehicle licensed out-of-County, you may use these documents to show that the delivery is from a County address:

What if you are bringing material from a resident who is unable to come with you?

If you bring material from a Montgomery County resident who is unable to come to our facility with you, you may use these documents to show that the delivery is from a County address:

If you have an unusually large amount of material, we may need further verification and contact or visit the Montgomery County resident generating the material.