Materials Recycling Facility
NOTE: See bulky trash service updates posted at environment.mypgc.us for modified drop-off site collection announcement.
Residential drop-off of bulky items at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill (BSRSL) is closed (except to District 6 residents as noted on the modified bulky trash drop-off location list). Curbside Bulky trash pick-up remains suspended and residents are asked to store these materials at home until regular service resumes and the BSRSL resumes full operations.
The Department of the Environment (DoE) will continue to provide trash, recycling and yard trim collection services on schedule. **All trash must be tied and bagged securely.**
Organics Composting Facility
Closed to the public for all services and is open to Commercial/Business customers only.
Residents who have County provided yard trim curbside collections should continue to place their yard trim at the curb by 6 a.m. on Mondays for regular collections. Residents who do not have curbside collection, may drop-off yard trim at the County’s Convenience Drop-off Centers during regular hours of operation.
Residents who do not have County-contracted Residential Curbside Collection should use the Residential Convenience Drop-Off Centers for disposal of regular household bagged trash and recyclables. **All trash must be tied and bagged securely.**
NOTE: See bulky trash service updates posted at environment.mypgc.us for modified drop-off site collections.
Residential drop-off of bulky items at the Brown Station RoadSanitary Landfill (BSRSL) is closed. Bulky trash pick-up has been suspended and residents are asked to store these materials at home until regular service resumes and the BSRSL resumes full operations.
Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill
Open to Commercial/Business customers only. The BSRSL is closed to residents.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Electronic Acceptance Sites
|Acceptance sites reopen on June 11 during regular hours of operation. |
1000 Ritchie Road Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Commercial vehicles only. No private vehicles allowed.
Scheduled Tours: Due to COVID-19, and out of abundance of caution, the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) remain operational, but closed to the public. All tours have been suspended until further notice. For more information please contact the Recycling Section by calling 301-883-3635.
The Prince George's County Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) opened in October of 1993 and is a 65,000-foot facility. Renovations to convert the MRF into a processing facility for single-stream collection was completed September 2007. Single stream collection, defined as the placement of all recyclable materials into one container/bin for curbside pick-up, is a much more efficient and convenient method of collection for County citizens and residents.
Recyclables no longer need to be separated by the citizens and residents. All materials may now be collected, mixed together and processed at the facility. Watch them!
Residents may see their recycling contractors placing all materials in one truck. Paper and commingled recycling will not be separated as in the past. County recycling contractors may utilize compactor trucks to collect the recyclables at curbside and deliver them to the MRF.
- Technological advances
- Easy and convenience to county residents and citizens
- Increased recycling rate
- Reduced collection cost
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The primary functions of the MRF are to remove contaminants, separate paper by grade, segregate ferrous and aluminum containers, divide plastic by resin type and sort glass by color. Once separated, the glass, aluminum, steel plastic and paper are baled or crushed and shipped to end markets.
Due to COVID-19, and out of abundance of caution, the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) remain operational, but closed to the public. All tours have been suspended until further notice. For more information please contact the Recycling Section by calling 301-883-3635.