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Posted on: January 16, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Threat of Inclement Weather May Delay Waste Collection Services

Residents are advised to check County website for collection updates

LARGO, MD – With the threat of inclement weather forecast for Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment advises residents that all curbside bulky, regular trash and recycling collections may be cancelled or delayed due to road or weather-related conditions.

If collection services are postponed, every effort will be made to pick-up on the following day. However, if collections are suspended for two consecutive days, those pickups will resume the following week. Residents are reminded to leave their collection containers at the curbside and that pickups can occur from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In addition, all services located at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill in Upper Marlboro including the Brown Station Road Public Container Pad and Recycling Area, the Household Hazardous Acceptance Site, the Electronics Recycling Acceptance Site, the Prince George's County Organics Composting Facility, scrap tire and appliance disposal sites, and the Missouri Avenue Solid Waste Acceptance and Recycling Center in Brandywine may also experience suspension in services due to extreme weather.

Visit for further updates and alert information. To register a missed collection after 3 p.m. on the day of service, contact CountyClick 3-1-1 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday – Friday or submit a request for assistance online at

For more information, contact:
Linda Lowe, Public Information Officer
Prince George's County
Department of the Environment
(301) 836-2115

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