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Thursday, July 4, 2013: Independence Day - No County-provided recycling or trash collections on July 4; Thursday and Friday collections that week shift by one day.
See holiday details. Get holiday reminders as email and/or text messages.
All Transfer Station users must separate recyclables and trash,
and deliver them to the appropriate sections of the facility. We cannot
accept recyclables and trash mixed together.
Details: Executive Regulation 18-04
Proof of residency is required for residential users.
The Transfer Station accepts cash and checks only. Credit or debit cards are not accepted.
To set up an account with the Solid Waste Transfer Station or the Montgomery County Recycling Center, please call Montgomery County's Customer Service Center at 3-1-1 (out-of-County: 240-777-0311, TTY: 240-773-3556).
Effective July 1, 2011
Loads of trash under 500 pounds
Trucks and vehicles with large trailers must first stop at the truck scales, accessed via the Shady Grove Truck Entrance. This entrance is open Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for select holidays.
Loads of trash 500 pounds and over
Applies to residents and commercial haulers.
Materials delivered for disposal in open-top roll-off boxes
Applies to commercial haulers, contractors and landscapers. No charge for residents.
Minimum charge of $11.50 for loads delivered by commercial vendors.
No charge for residents who self-haul; fees apply to commercial customers delivering materials acceptable as noted.
Includes these hand-unloaded materials:
Bottles, jars, aluminum cans and clean aluminum foil, bi-metals cans, and plastic bottles, containers, and lids. Vehicles must be self-dumping; no hand-unloading at the Materials Recovery Facility.
All dry paper generated at residences, including multi-family buildings. Private businesses accept non-residential paper. No hand-unloading at the Materials Recovery Facility.