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Recycling/trash collection - normal schedule. yard trim delays.
Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - normal hours.
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Update 5/10/2021: Due to a COVID-related issue, yard trim collection is ongoing, but behind schedule. If your yard trim was not picked up on your regular collection day, please leave materials curbside so that we can collect during the week. Some collections may be delayed until Saturday, May 15. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. For questions or concerns call 311 (240-777-0311) and press 3 to get directed to Trash & Recycling.
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The household hazardous waste station accepts all batteries, including alkaline batteries, for disposal.
Do not dispose of batteries in your regular trash or recycling.
Mom's Organic Market accepts most types of batteries.
You may use the Call2Recycle drop-off locator to find other participating retailers. Or call the nearest retailer to you.
The safest methods of transporting these batteries are to protect terminals by
When carrying small batteries in your pocket, do not mix them with coins and house keys.
We accept lead acid or vehicle batteries from residents at no charge at our Household Hazardous Waste dropoff at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station. For businesses and organizations we accept batteries for a small fee thru the county Ecowise Program on Wednesdays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm also at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station near the Household Hazardous Waste drop-off location. Businesses and organizations can register using Ecowise Online Application.