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recycling bin, paper cart, and trash can Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015: No County-provided recycling or trash collections on November 26; Thursday and Friday pickups slide by one day. Transfer Station closes at 5 p.m. on November 25; closed November 26.
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See details on leaf collection options, including curbside vacuuming and yard trim pickups.

OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - holiday schedule ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - closed

Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan for the Years 2012 through 2023

Montgomery County Approval Date: March 31, 2015
(approved by The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland)

Maryland Department of the Environment Approval Date: June 30, 2015

Plan Introduction and Chapters


School Recycling Plans

The following two School Recycling Plans, responsive to the Maryland Schools Recycling Plan Law and Section 9-1703(b) and (g) of the Environmental Article, Annotated code of Maryland, were approved by County Council Resolution 16-1486, and adopted by reference into the County’s Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, on September 28, 2010: