On Thursday evening, December 8, a fire began in the storage pit at our Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility in Dickerson, Maryland. The fire is under control but firefighters continue to be on the scene. It will take several days to resolve this situation.
How will the fire affect Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station customers?
We discourage commercial haulers and self-delivering customers from delivering trash to the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station until Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
We will post updates as we learn more information about the fire and its impact on our operations.
Will the fire affect residential curbside collections?
No, we expect our residential curbside collections to be made on their normal schedule.
Reviews and makes recommendations on the collection, transportation, and storage of solid wastes and evaluates the County's solid waste management plan.
Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Type of positions: representatives of the general public, solid waste and business industries and the Maryland Municipal League
Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than five business days prior to the meeting. If you need this or other services or aids to participate in a Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting, contact Tamala Robinson at 240-876-3602 or Tamala.Robinson@montgomerycountymd.gov.