Tracking Trash and Remembering Recycling

With the arrival of summer and a growing customer base, Rockville will adjust recycling and trash collection routes in May. Collection days won’t change, but the time the trucks collect on your street may fluctuate. Be sure not to miss the truck by placing carts curbside the night before or by 6 a.m. on your collection day.

More time at home can mean more trash and recyclables. But there’s no need for an extra trash cart. If you have more bags of trash than usual, place them next to your cart and city crews will collect them. If you have extra recyclables, don’t put them in plastic bags, which could get tangled in recycling equipment. Instead, place them in any 32-gallon can with handles and crews will pick them up.

Rockville offers multiple ways to keep track of your trash and recycling collection day, from online tools to printable calendars.

Visit our website to learn about Rockville’s recycling and trash collection, including what can and can’t be recycled, and whether the City of Rockville provides recycling, trash and yard waste to your neighborhood.

Enter your address under “Find Your Collection Day.” The online tool will tell you whether the City of Rockville serves your address. If it does, you’ll be able to add reminders and notifications about collection days and holiday changes to the calendar on your smartphone or personal computer.

Prefer a low-tech or no-tech way to keep track of collection days? Here’s a list of holidays when the city’s collection schedule changes, and printable calendars showing schedules for each collection day.

For more information, call 240-314-8568, or email recyclingrefuse@rockvillemd.gov.

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