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recycling bin, paper cart, and trash canColumbus Day, October 12, 2015: All County-provided recycling and trash collections will be made on their normal schedule this week. Transfer Station open October 12. See holiday details. Sign up for our service updates and reminders.

Shred your confidential documents at our Fall 2015 Community Paper Shredding and Recycling Events events.

OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - normal schedule ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - normal hours

Community Paper Shredding and Recycling Events

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All events will be held rain or shine.

This recycling event is free of charge and open to all residents. Please, no businesses.

All paper will be shredded on-site. These are drive-through events, and we ask you to stay in your vehicle. For everyone’s safety, you will not be able to watch your paper being shredded.

The last car must be in line by 2:00 p.m.

Services provided by, and partners in these events are

On-Site Paper Shredding and Recycling Guidelines

Services donated by Office Paper Systems

Paper shredding is available at no charge to Montgomery County, Maryland residents only (no businesses are permitted).

Reusable Clothing and Household Goods Donation Guidelines

Benefitting A Wider Circle, the Vietnam Veterans of America and Big Brothers Big Sisters National Capital Area.

Bring items that are in working/usable condition. Please bring gently used clothing and small loose items in bags or boxes.

Tax-deduction receipts will be available upon request.

Acceptable item details for November 14 event

General guidelines for acceptable donations are: