Town Wide Recycling

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 7:00am

For more information on Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste click here.

Please have your Special/Bulk Trash at the curb before 7:00 AM.

 Please help the Public Works crew out by not parking in front of the bulk trash. 

Recycling pickups are every Wednesday. You can now combine your recyclables. Use either blue or yellow bins to place plastic, paper, glass, newspaper, and cardboard together for collection on Wednesday. There is no need to separate these items.

 Auto Parts, Pizza Boxes w/food, Plastic Wrap, Batteries of any size, Medical Waste, Light/fluorescent bulbs, Mirrors Bubble Wrap, Motor Oil Containers, Windowpanes, Hazardous Materials, Packing foam or Packing “peanuts”, Plastic Grocery bags bundled together, Styrofoam anything, Toilet paper or Paper towels
 All of these materials can be placed inside one container (yellow or blue, excess materials can be placed next to bin in paper bags) there is no need to sort them out. Please rinse all food and beverage containers prior to placing them in the container.
Beverage containers, Bleach bottles, Detergent bottles, Envelopes, Milk & Water jugs, Wrapping Paper, Kraft paper, Catalogs, Narrow Neck Bottles, Telephone Books, Shredded paper,  Yogurt containers, Corrugated cardboard, Paper grocery bags, File Folders, Magazines,  Aluminum pie plates/trays, Aluminum bottles, Computer paper, Glossy inserts/junk mail, Hard & soft covered books, Cereal boxes, Office Paper,  Newspaper

However, do set your electronic items out to the side. If a federally observed holiday falls on a Wednesday, recycling will occur on the following day (Thursday). Batteries are not acceptable, they must be taken to the brown station landfill, Thursday, Friday or Saturday (hazardous waste days)

Appliance pick-ups
Consists of washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners (any size), water heaters, and microwaves (any size). You must make special arrangements for appliance pickup and pay a fee for the removal, determined by the mayor and council. For further information call 301-773-2666.

Hazardous waste
In addition to prescription medication disposal available at the cheverly police station, Prince George's County offers free hazardous waste disposal at the brown station landfill in Upper Marlboro.

For complete information regarding the county's waste management and hazardous waste disposal programs, visit their website.