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Holiday Schedules - Recycling/Trash Collections and Facilities

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.

Download the 2018 Holiday Collections Schedule (PDF)

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.

Get schedule updates and reminders

Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018

New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, 2019

Presidents Day, Monday, February 18, 2019

Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019

Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2019

Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019

Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019 (no change in scheduled services)

Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019

Download the 2018 Holiday Collections Schedule (PDF)
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