Bulk Pickup

Collection Time

The first Saturday of each month. Please have items out by 7:00 am as the truck passes through the Town early.

Collection Place

From your curb.

What is Included

  • Furniture
  • Household appliances (Red tag indicating freon has been removed from refrigerators)
  • Other household items that two men can lift into a truck

We Cannot Accept

  • Refrigerators that have not been tagged – considered bulk metal (separate pickup)
  • Propane tanks
  • Hazmat items (including chemicals, gas, oil, herbicides, pesticide, explosives, etc.)
  • Paint or paint thinner/remover cans – unless empty, solidified, or triple-rinsed
  • Red bag items or medical waste
  • Cooking grease
  • Tires
  • TV’s
  • Batteries
  • Hot ash or coals
  • Construction debris (includes drywall)
  • Animal Carcasses
  • Human or animal waste

I Missed the Pickup

The Shady Grove Processing Facility & Transfer Station located at 16101 Frederick Road, Derwood MD 20855 is a convenient option. County residents can drop off household items for disposal or recycling. There is no charge for dropping off recycling items, and loads for disposal are also accepted free of charge, up to 500 pounds. For times of operation, directions and other information, search Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station at the Montgomery County website.