Trash & Recycling

Problems with Trash/Recycling? Call/email the Town Hall 301-320-4041 (so we can track issues and follow up) and call Goode Companies (Miguel Saavedra at 240-278-2698



Curbside trash pick up – Tuesday and Friday

Yard Waste

Curbside Yard Waste Pick-up – Monday


Curbside recycling pick up – Monday

Missed Trash/Recycling?

Contact Miguel Saavedra

Bulk Trash

Picked up every Friday; includes furniture, toys and household “junk.”

2019 – Holiday Schedule for Trash & Recycling

New Years Day – Tuesday – Trash will be picked up on Friday (1 day only this week)

Memorial Day – Monday collection will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday and Friday Collection on Saturday.

Recycling  and yard waste – Tuesday  

Trash – Wednesday

Trash and Bulk Trash – Saturday

Independence Day – Thursday – will not affect TOGE

Labor Day – Monday – Recycling & Trash will be picked up on Tuesday
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday – will not affect TOGE
Christmas Day – Wednesday – will not affect TOGE


Recycling: Commingled Paper, Glass, Metal & Plastics

  • Newspaper and all advertising inserts
  • Magazines and glossy paper products, mail order catalogs, etc.
  • Cardboard: cereal boxes, packing boxes, etc. (Please flatten large cardboard boxes and set with/beside the bin.)
  • Telephone books, paperback books
  • Plain paper, unwanted mail, computer paper
  • Glass: All jars and bottles (all colors).
  • Metal: All aluminum and steel food and beverage cans and aluminum foil products such as balled foil wraps, and foil cookware. Please empty and rinse cans and foil products.
  • Plastics: All plastic containers can be recycled. Please empty and rinse containers. No plastic bags or film.

Recycling bins are available by contacting the Town Clerk.

The following items will not be picked up in any circumstance:

  • Refrigerators that have not been tagged – considered bulk metal (separate pickup)
  • Hot water heaters
  • Propane tanks
  • Hazmat items (including chemicals, gas, oil, herbicides, pesticide, explosives, ext.)
  • Paint or paint thinner/remover cans _unless completely empty
  • Red bag items or medical waste
  • Cooking grease
  • Tires
  • TV’s
  • Batteries
  • Hot ash or coals
  • Construction debris (includes drywall)
  • Animal carcasses
  • Human or animal waste

Metal items, such as, but not limited to, computers, washers, dryers, fireplace grates, bikes and file cabinets will not be picked up with regular curbside trash or with the monthly large bulk pick up. The Town may schedule one or more pick up dates for metal items. Contact the Town Clerk for further information.

Go to Montgomery County Solid Waste Services for information on hours & directions.