How to recycle/dispose of
lumber / wood / demolition debris
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County facilities accepting lumber / wood / demolition debris:
Beauty Spot: Poolesville
Shady Grove Processing Facility & Transfer Station
If your material is in good, reusable condition:
A good test of quality is to ask yourself whether you would give the material
to a friend. If your items pass this "test," consider bringing them
to our "Don't
Dump, Donate" program for reuse. Pieces of lumber and wood must be
at least 4 feet long, and be free of nails and screws.
If the material is not reusable:
Is the material from your home?
- We accept residential trash loads up to 499 pounds, with no charge, at the Public Unloading
Area of the Shady
Grove Transfer Station and at our Beauty
- Trash loads over 499 pounds must be taken to the Transfer Station via the
Truck Entrance on Shady Grove Road.
- Please note that all trucks delivering trash to the Transfer Station must
use the Truck Entrance.
Is the material from your workplace?
- All commercial trash must be brought to the Shady Grove Transfer Station's
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This information last updated 7/29/2010.