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Recycling/trash collection - normal schedule.
Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - modified hours.
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Effective Monday, April 6, 2020 we will stop accepting cash and checks at the Shady Grove Transfer Station Scale House. We will continue to accept credit cards and corporate accounts.
Effective March 30, 2020 Shady Grove Transfer Station hours are:
Only come to the Shady Grove Transfer Station if you do not have County-provided or private trash collection. If you do not have County-provided or private trash collection and need to dispose of trash at the Transfer Station,
DO NOT bring any waste that does not require immediate disposal and
DO NOT bring any other waste such as construction debris, bulky/large items, or large amounts of trash from cleaning your house or property (e.g. spring cleaning).
If the County provides the service for residential customers, they will be instructed to place the material at their curb for the next regular County collection.
We modified Transfer Station hours and operations to minimize exposure of our customers and employees to COVID-19.
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Residents may bring up to 5 gallons of liquid cooking and vegetable oil to our Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station.
So that the oil may be recycled, do not mix it with any other fluids.
Do not set liquid cooking or vegetable oil out with your curbside trash items. This prevents oil leaks and spills before and while your trash is collected.
We accept empty glass and plastic cooking and vegetable oil bottles, containers, and jars for recycling
The oil is reused. Some of it is turned into animal feed. And, some of it is turned into biodiesel fuel.
Pour fats and grease into a can, and allow the material to cool and solidify. Then, put the lidded can into your regular household trash.
See detailed instructions for fats and grease from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.