DID YOU KNOW ... that Prince George's County is No. 1 in the state of Maryland for recycling and waste diversion! That means, you're recycling more and trashing less in your home and businesses. Keep up the good work Prince Georgians! For more information on ways to improve your recycling, contact the Recycling Section within the Resource Recovery Division at (301) 883-3635. View the entire list of County recycling and waste diversions in Maryland.
The Resource Recovery Division provides curbside recycling collection for over 164,000 county residents and citizens. As a county homeowner, you pay a fee for recycling and other waste management programs through the Sold Waste Charge that appears on your property tax bill. Recycling is your opportunity to keep Prince George's County a clean and healthy place to live. It's easy, saves energy and is good for the environment. By placing your recycling bin and/or cart at the curb once a week on your regularly scheduled collection day, you can help reduce the amount of trash that is disposed of at the landfill. Just follow these tips:
The county provides on premise collection of recyclables for senior citizens over 65 years of age and for disabled persons. To qualify, no one living in the home can be under 65 years of age or be physically able to carry the collection containers to the curb. To make arrangements for on premise collection, call 301-952-7630.
Trash, recycling and yard trim collection services are NOT provided on the following holidays:
|New Year's Day||Memorial Day||Independence Day|
|Labor Day||Thanksgiving Day||Christmas Day|
If the holiday falls on a week day, trash and recycling collection will shift to the next day, through Saturday, with no collections on Sunday. There are NO makeup days for yard trim collection.
View a full holiday schedule for trash, recycling and yard trim collection.