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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

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: