Holiday Schedules - Recycling/Trash Collections and Facilities

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Our schedules apply to recycling and trash collection service provided by Montgomery County, Maryland, to single-family homes and townhomes. Check whether your address receives County-provided service.

If you live in a municipality, your holiday schedule for recycling or trash collection may be different from the County schedule. See recycling/trash contact information for municipalities.

All items to be collected must be out at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.

Which holidays are affected?

We do not make County-provided recycling or trash collection on these County holidays with the following exception: If the actual holiday falls on the weekend , but the County observes the holiday on the Friday before or the Monday after the actual holiday, there is no change in the collection schedule .*

  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - third Monday in January
  • Presidents Day - third Monday in February
  • Memorial Day - last Monday in May
  • Independence Day - July 4
  • Labor Day - first Monday in September
  • Veterans Day - November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day - December 25

If a County holiday falls during the week (Monday – Friday), all collections scheduled on or after the holiday will be made one day later that week.

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* Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2021 (NORMAL SCHEDULE)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is NORMAL
Monday Monday, December 20, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, December 21, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, December 22, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Thursday, December 23, 2021 (no change)
Friday Friday, December 24, 2021 (no change)

* New Year's Day, Saturday, January 1, 2022 (NORMAL SCHEDULE)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is NORMAL
Monday Monday, December 27, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, December 28, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, December 29, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Thursday, December 30, 2021 (no change)
Friday Friday, December 31, 2021 (no change)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 17, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, January 20, 2022
Thursday Friday, January 21, 2022
Friday Saturday, January 22, 2022

Presidents Day, Monday, February 21, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, February 24, 2022
Thursday Friday, February 25, 2022
Friday Saturday, February 26, 2022

Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, June 2, 2022
Thursday Friday, June 3, 2022
Friday Saturday, June 4, 2022

Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, July 7, 2022
Thursday Friday, July 8, 2022
Friday Saturday, July 9, 2022

Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Tuesday Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Wednesday Thursday, September 8, 2022
Thursday Friday, September 9, 2022
Friday Saturday, September 10, 2022

* Indigenous Peoples' Day, Monday, October 10, 2022 (NORMAL SCHEDULE)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is NORMAL
Monday Monday, October 10, 2022 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, October 11, 2022 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, October 12, 2022 (no change)
Thursday Thursday, October 13, 2022 (no change)
Friday Friday, October 14, 2022 (no change)

Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, November 7, 2022 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, November 8, 2022 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (no change)
Thursday Friday, November 10, 2022 (no change)
Friday Saturday, November 12, 2022

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2022

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, November 21, 2022 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, November 22, 2022 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, November 23, 2022 (no change)
Thursday Friday, November 25, 2022
Friday Saturday, November 26, 2022