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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Tuesday Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Wednesday Thursday, January 21, 2021
Thursday Friday, January 22, 2021
Friday Saturday, January 23, 2021

Presidents Day, Monday, February 15, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Tuesday Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Wednesday Thursday, February 18, 2021
Thursday Friday, February 19, 2021
Friday Saturday, February 20, 2021

Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Tuesday Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Wednesday Thursday, June 3, 2021
Thursday Friday, June 4, 2021
Friday Saturday, June 5, 2021

Independence Day, Sunday, July 4, 2021 (no change in scheduled services)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, July 5, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, July 6, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, July 7, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Thursday, July 8, 2021 (no change)
Friday Friday, July 9, 2021 (no change)

Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Tuesday Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Wednesday Thursday, September 9, 2021
Thursday Friday, September 10, 2021
Friday Saturday, September 11, 2021

Indigenous Peoples' Day, Monday, October 11, 2021 (no change in scheduled services)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, October 11, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Thursday, October 14, 2021 (no change)
Friday Friday, October 15, 2021 (no change)

Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, November 8, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, November 9, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Friday, November 12, 2021
Friday Saturday, November 13, 2021

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2021

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
Monday Monday, November 22, 2021 (no change)
Tuesday Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (no change)
Wednesday Wednesday, November 24, 2021 (no change)
Thursday Friday, November 26, 2021
Friday Saturday, November 27, 2021

Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2021 (no change in scheduled services)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
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 (no change in scheduled services)

If your collection day is Your collection day this week is
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)