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Effective July 1, 2014: Yard waste disposal fee changes at Transfer Station

OPERATING STATUS: Recycling/trash collection - normal ∣ Transfer Station recycling/trash drop-offs - normal hours

 

Compost bin pickup locations

Who may pickup bins?

Bins are available to Montgomery County, Maryland, residents and businesses only.

How much do the bins cost?

You may pick up bins at no additional charge!

What are the bins' features?

These compost bins are recyclable! If you need to dispose them, bring them to our bulky rigid plastics recycling drop-off at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station.

What are the pickup location details?

The compost bins come in tight rolls, secured with a cardboard wrapper, for transport. The rolls are about 3 feet long and 6 inches in diameter. They are lightweight, and easy to carry.


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Bethesda

Audubon Sanctuary Shop
Woodend Nature Sanctuary
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
301-652-3606
(weekend hours)

Bethesda Green
4825 Cordell Avenue, Suite 200
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
240-396-2440

Davis Library
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
240-777-0922; TTY: 301-897-2203

Whole Foods Market - Bethesda
5269 River Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
301-984-4860
(evening and weekend hours)
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Burtonsville

Country Nursery
3330 Spencerville Road
Burtonsville, Maryland 20866
301-421-9593

Chevy Chase/Friendship Heights

Whole Foods Market
4420 Willard Avenue
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
301-657-1520
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Damascus

Damascus Library
9701 Main Street
Damascus, Maryland 20872
240-773-9444; TTY: 301-253-0148
(evening and weekend hours)

Derwood/Gaithersburg/Rockville

Solid Waste Processing Facility and Transfer Station
16101 Frederick Road
Derwood, Maryland 20855

  • Compost bins are available in the Transfer Station's Administrative Offices, which are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The Recycling Center, located in the same complex, does not have compost bins!

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Maryland
ReStore
9100 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
301-947-3304
(weekend hours)

Gaithersburg

Whole Foods Market - Kentlands
316 Kentlands Boulevard
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
301-258-9500
(evening and weekend hours)
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Olney

Good Earth Garden Market
18130 Georgia Avenue
Olney, Maryland 20832
301-774-2631
(evening and weekend hours)

Poolesville

Poolesville Library
19633 Fisher Avenue
Poolesville, Maryland 20837
240-773-9550; TTY: 301-972-7825
(evening and weekend hours)

Potomac

Good Earth Garden Market
11650 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
301-765-0224
(evening and weekend hours)

Rockville

Dawson’s Market
225 North Washington Street
Rockville, MD 20850
240-428-1386
(evening and weekend hours)
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Montgomery County Executive Office Building
Division of Solid Waste Services
101 Monroe Street, Sixth Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850
open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Whole Foods Market - Rockville
11355 Woodglen Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20852
301-984-4880
(evening and weekend hours)
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Silver Spring

Whole Foods Market - Silver Spring
833 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
301-608-9373
(evening and weekend hours)
Visit the Customer Service Desk

Takoma Park

City of Takoma Park
Public Works Department
31 Oswego Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland 20910
301-891-7633

Wheaton

Friends of the Library at Wheaton Library
Located in the basement of the Wheaton Library
11701 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, Maryland 20902
240-777-0688
(evening and weekend hours)