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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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Yard trim is leaves, grass, brush or anything else that has grown naturally in your yard.
Choose from these methods for recycling your yard trim:
See our instructions for oversized yard trim and storm debris.
To be accepted in our curbside recycling program, each branch or tree limb may be up to
Yard trim in plastic bags will not be collected.
You may set out an unlimited number of bags, containers, or bundles of branches and other yard trim for pickup.
Pickups are made on your regular recycling day. You do not need to request a separate collection.
We accept leaves year-round in our weekly yard trim collections. You must prepare your leaves in paper yard trim bags or reusable containers.
Curbside leaf vacuuming is offered in a number of County areas during the Fall. Vacuuming is provided by the County's Division of Highway Services.
Curbside yard trim collections do not accept
We compost leaves and grass at our Compost Facility. After the finished compost is screened, the material is sold under the brand name Leafgro.
We grind brush into mulch, available at no charge at our Neighborhood Mulch Preserve locations.