Montgomery County requires all residents and businesses to recycle commingled materials, mixed paper, scrap metal, yard trim and Christmas trees.

Bring recyclables to the recycling collection area, and put them in the containers marked for recycling.
If you use plastic bags to collect your recyclable materials, please do not place the bags in the recycling containers.

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Scrap Metal

There is a bin in The Vanderbilt Circle Trash Area for Scrap Metal

What is Scrap Metal?
Scrap metal is any item that is predominantly metal, i.e., more than 50 percent of its weight composition is metal. Some examples of scrap metal items you might find in an apartment or condominium include:

  • Refrigerators and Freezers
  • Microwaves
  • Stoves and Ovens
  • Washers and Dryers
  • Irons
  • Toasters
  • Tools and Toys
  • Sinks
  • Cooking Pots and Pans
  • Shower Stalls
  • Bicycles
  • Grills
  • Iron Furniture
  • Aluminum Lawn Furniture
  • Bed Frames
  • Metal Cabinets
  • Pipes and Rebar
  • Humidifiers
  • Window Air Conditioners
  • Water Heaters
  • Wire Clothes Hangers
  • Aluminum Window Frames
  • Aluminum, Steel, Iron, and Copper Items

Transfer Station

Shingles and other roofing materials are not accepted for disposal on Saturdays. For more information including alternate disposal facilites, please view or download the Shingle & Other Roofing Material Disposal Flyer.

The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station is located at

16101 Frederick Road
Derwood MD 20855
Phone: 311 (or 240-777-0311)

The Route 355 / Frederick Road entrance hours are:

  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring proof of Montgomery County residency or evidence that waste was generated in Montgomery County. This is required, and we may ask for it at any time.

All loads must be covered.