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Monday, September 1, 2014 - Labor Day: No County-provided recycling or trash collections on September 1; all collections that week shift by one day. Transfer Station closed on September 1. See holiday details. Sign up for email or text holiday reminders.

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Tour the Recycling Center

Visitors ranging in age from preschoolers to seniors enjoy coming to our award-winning Recycling Center. They have hailed from all over the world!

What do tours include?

Allow one hour for guided tours. Thank you for arriving on time. Our tour schedule often has back-to-back tours.

The first part of the visit includes an age-appropriate presentation addressing recycling, reuse, and waste reduction. Then, visitors head upstairs to view the Recycling Center's sorting machinery. The facility is wheelchair accessible (it's helpful for us to know of your needs in advance).

Restroom facilities are limited. Please try to plan ahead in this regard

There are no picnic or lunch facilities at the Recycling Center.

Where is the Recycling Center located?

The Recycling Center is located at

16105 Frederick Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
301-417-1433

The Recycling Center is the first building on the right as you drive back into the facility complex. Ample parking is available in front of the building.


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