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For information about your trash collection service, please contact CountyClick at 3-1-1 or visit us at Trash and Waste Collections.
All trash must be tied and bagged securely.
No plastic bags are allowed in the curbside recycling program including translucent clear plastic bags. These bags can only be used for shredded paper. For more information about the policy, please contact CountyClick at 3-1-1 or visit No Plastic Bags - Unacceptable Items.
To view a full list of the waste collection holiday schedule, visit Holiday Waste Collection Schedule for more information or contact CountyClick at 3-1-1.
Once collected, recyclables are taken to the County’s Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) where the materials are sorted and are either crushed (glass) or baled (newspaper, plastic, aluminum and steel) for shipment to markets. For more information, please watch our Single-stream recycling program in Prince George’s County video or visit our Residential Recycling Program Page.
To learn the trash and recycling days for your community, please contact CountyClick at 3-1-1.
Bulky trash items such as washing machines, dryers, furniture, hot water heaters, and other large items are collected by appointment only. To schedule an appointment for Bulky Trash, visit bulkytrash.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ or call CountyClick at 3-1-1, Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Appointments are scheduled for normal County workdays on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bulky items should be placed at the curb no earlier than the night before your scheduled appointment date or by 6 a.m. the morning of your appointment date.
Household items that are flammable, caustic or toxic are considered to be hazardous. Household hazardous waste includes, but it is not limited to:
-Swimming Pool Chemicals
-Used Motor Oil
Citizens and residents can take their household hazardous waste to the Household Hazardous Waste Acceptance Site located at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill, 11611 White House Road in Upper Marlboro on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. For more information concerning household hazardous waste, please visit us at Household Hazardous Waste Acceptance Site or call 301-952-7625.
Clippings that are left on the lawn will return to the earth and restore natural ingredients to the soil. Additionally, these clippings help to retain moisture, reduce wear and facilitate growth. By not bagging our grass clippings, the cost of waste removal is reduced by 24%. Find more information about Yard Trim Collection.