Recycling

 

The Town contracts “Burch Trash Service, Inc.” to pick up Residential Recycling on Thursdays. If you need a recycling container, please contact Town Hall at 301-627-6905. Recycling containers are Town property and CANNOT be used for trash, yard waste, or removed from the Town limits. Below is a list of items that can be collected for recycling:

Acceptable Items:
Glass
Food and beverage containers
Metals
Aluminum foil
Aluminum, bimetal, ferrous, and steel food and beverage containers
Empty aerosol cans
Mixed Paper/Corrugated Cardboard
All paper
Aseptic/gable-top milk and juice cartons
Catalogs
Flattened corrugated cardboard (boxes)
Frozen food packaging
Hard- and soft- covered books
Kraft paper bags and wrapping paper
Magazines
Newspapers with inserts
Paper board (cereal and cracker boxes)
Telephone books
Unsoiled pizza boxes (boxes MUST BE free of grease, cheese and other food remnants)
Plastics
Drinking cups
Flower pots
Narrow-neck containers with code identification numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7.
Prescription bottles
Wide-mouth containers with code identification number 1 through 5, and 7 including peanut butter, yogurt, cottage cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and whipped topping and margarine/butter tubs

Remember to rinse all food and beverage containers and to recap or place the lids in the recycling cart/bin.
 
Return coat hangers to the dry cleaners or place metal coat hangers in the scrap metal bins and plastic coat hangers in the rigid plastics bins at the public convenience centers.
 

Plastic Bags

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NO PLASTIC BAGS IN RECYCLING. We encourage you to recycle your clean and dry plastic bags at most grocery stores and other retailers instead of placing it in your recycling bin or cart.



Electronics Disposal & Recycling

County residents may drop off unwanted electronics, FREE of charge, at the Brown Station Rd Landfill Electronics Recycling Acceptance Site: 11611 White House Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 Thursday thru Saturday 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. non-commercial vehicles only Unacceptable Items: Software, Stereo Speakers, Boxes, Appliances such as toasters & microwave ovens. Call 311 for more info (or) visit: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Brown-Station-Road-Sanitary-Landfill-7