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Recycling and Trash Collection Schedule for 2022

The city’s recycling and trash collections usually occur Monday through Thursday. If a city holiday falls Monday through Thursday, all collections scheduled on or after the holiday will be made one day later than usual that week. In 2022, there are several city holidays when city government will be closed

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Leave It to Us: Fall Leaf Collection Concludes This Month

The city is scheduled to conclude its fall leaf collection on Friday, Dec. 24, with crews completing the second of two rounds of vacuuming leaves from neighborhood curbs. An interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection allows residents to input their address and learn when their leaves will be collected.

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This America Recycles Day, Recycle the Rockville Way

America Recycles Day is Monday, Nov. 15. The 25th annual day of awareness, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, encourages community members to visit americarecyclesday.org and take the #BeRecycled pledge to commit to recycling. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is sponsoring its own pledge challenge, featuring prizes. Visit bit.ly/MWCOGRecycles.

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Don’t Let a Clog Become an Unwanted Holiday Guest

When the holiday feast is finished, don’t pour fats, oils and grease, i.e., FOG, down the drain. FOG, including sauces, gravy and salad dressings, can trap solids, form hard deposits and clog pipes, causing basement backups, sewer overflows and costly damage to city infrastructure and private property. Before washing dishes,

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Save the Date for Montgomery County’s H2O Summit

Montgomery County’s H20 Summit will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 10 via Zoom. The free annual celebration of water and our actions to keep it clean will feature educational sessions to provide community members with ways to make water-conscious decisions and tools to use in their backyards to help

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CHAMPS AGAIN …

The city was recognized for a fourth time as a Sustainable Maryland community and earned the program’s Sustainability Champion designation, at the Maryland Municipal League’s fall conference on Oct. 12 in Ellicott City. Rockville amassed more points than any other community for efforts that include its 32nd consecutive year as

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