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recycling bin, paper cart, and trash canMonday, July 4, 2016, Independence Day: No County-provided recycling or trash collections on July 4; all pickups that week slide by one day. Transfer Station closed July 4. See holiday details

To help avoid mosquito breeding: Store your recycling bin out of the rain. Though the bin has drain holes, dump out even small amounts of water. Do this weekly. See more mosquito tips.

Congratulations to the recipients of our 17th Annual Recycling Achievement Recognition Awards!

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

Proof of residency

Montgomery County residents may bring material directly to the Shady Grove Transfer Station and Processing Facility and the Poolesville Beauty Spot. Proof of residency is required.

What documents may you show to prove your residency?

Documents you may show to prove residency include:

What if you use, borrow, or rent a vehicle that is licensed out-of-County?

If you bring material in a vehicle licensed out-of-County, you may use these documents to show that the delivery is from a County address:

What if you are bringing material from a resident who is unable to come with you?

If you bring material from a Montgomery County resident who is unable to come to our facility with you, you may use these documents to show that the delivery is from a County address:

If you have an unusually large amount of material, we may need further verification and contact or visit the Montgomery County resident generating the material.