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Friday, March 6, 2015 (update 5:30 a.m.): County-provided recycling and trash collections will begin at 10 AM for pickups normally made on Thursday; any streets deemed impassable today will be serviced on Saturday. Friday's collections will be made on Saturday, beginning at 7 AM. The Shady Grove Transfer Station will open at 10 AM on March 6.
See revised collection schedule for this week.

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OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - one-day slide ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - 3/6/2015: opening at 10 a.m.

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.