Weekly Trash Services

Pickup

When placing trash out to be picked up:

  • Please put the required covered trash containers between the curb and sidewalk, or by the street, after dark the night before or prior to 7:00 a.m. on the correct collection day
  • Please ensure that the cover of the trash container is tightly closed
  • Please ensure that the trash containers are accessible so that nothing will hinder or impede trash collection by DPW employees

Restricted Items

The City does not pick up the following items

  • Hazardous materials
  • Automobile parts
  • Construction debris - wall board, concrete, asphalt, roofing material, and tiles

Back-Door Pickup

The City provides backdoor trash pickup for the elderly and residents with disabilities who are not able to bring their trash to the curb. For more information, please call (301) 985-5032.

New Trash Bins

If your City provided brown bin is lost, stolen, or damaged, or if you move into a property without a bin, please use this form to request a replacement cart.

Weekly Trash Routes by Street Name

Residents may check their collection day by opening the document that corresponds to their street's name below

Routes by Map

Versions of each route are also available as maps

Holiday Schedule Changes

During holiday weeks, trash route, recycling, and yard waste/compost days are often changed and condensed.  There is no leaf collection on Veterans Day, nor the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

The City is closed on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Service schedule for holiday weeks mentioned above can be viewed at the City's Calendar here.