On Thursday evening, December 8, a fire began in the storage pit at our Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility in Dickerson, Maryland. The fire is under control but firefighters continue to be on the scene. It will take several days to resolve this situation.
How will the fire affect Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station customers?
We discourage commercial haulers and self-delivering customers from delivering trash to the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station until Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
We will post updates as we learn more information about the fire and its impact on our operations.
Will the fire affect residential curbside collections?
No, we expect our residential curbside collections to be made on their normal schedule.
The Montgomery County, Maryland, Division of Solid Waste Services Volunteer Program began in 1991.
For more information our Volunteer Program or any of the opportunities described here, contact Program Manager, Michelle DeVillo, by email or 240-777-6484.
Students: earn Student Service Learning hours by volunteering with us. See Student Service Learning requirements for Montgomery County Public School students.