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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 you live in a single family home, the County provides recycling and yard trim pickup. You will be instructed to place this recyclable material (green waste, yard trim, recyclables) at the curb for the next regular County collection.
Scrap metal should not be brought to the Transfer Station. Call 311 to arrange for pickup or work with your private trash provider.
We modified Transfer Station hours and operations to minimize exposure of our customers and employees to COVID-19.
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We accept plastic bottles, containers, tubs, and lids for recycling
Download our plastics postcard for handy reference.
See bulky rigid plastics we accept for drop-off
See photo examples of plastics we accept in our Flickr photo set
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Remove tops and lids. Labels and plastic rings around the neck of the bottles are okay.
Empty and rinse all containers.
Place plastic bottles, containers, tubs and lids in your blue recycling bin with other commingled materials for curbside recycling collection.
We accept plastic lids and caps for recycling.
Take the caps and lids off of bottles and containers first before putting them into your recycling bin.
We do not accept these items for recycling: