Recycling Information

REMINDER: The Department of Solid Waste Management facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 for the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no curbside recycling on Monday and all collections for the remainder of the week will shift one day later than usual.

mobile app
Users of our free mobile app get recycling reminders and instant alerts if their curbside schedule changes. Plus, special event notifications, curbside problem reporting, and a searchable database of what goes where- recycle, trash or compost! Download it at: 

Recycling Collection Schedules 
  • Recycling collection days do not change from year to year. However, as a convenient reminder, all single-family households are mailed a print copy of their yearly recycling calendar in each December.
  • A pdf file of your yearly printed recycling calendar may be obtained here.
  • Or, get your recycling info on-the-go with our free mobile app for iOs and Android devices:

Have Curbside Questions?
Allied Waste Services administers Frederick County's residential curbside recycling program under contract. Please contact Allied directly regarding:
  • Recycling cart requests
  • Missed curbside pickups
  • Other residential curbside recycling collection issues
Allied Waste's telephone number is: 301-694-6498, or send email to:
Our companion website is dedicated solely to information about the residential curbside recycling program and is a convenient place to order a recycling cart or to see all your FAQ's answered in one spot!
Residents' Guide to Solid Waste Management in Frederick County
2012 Guidebook 
  • Wish you had a complete guide on how, what and where to recycle in Frederick County
  • Wondering what to do with scrap metal, tires, old appliances motor oil and other non-curbside recyclables?
  • Thinking that there ought to be an easy reference to disposal programs, facilities, policies and fees?
  • Look no farther! Our handy guidebook provides complete information on recycling, waste reduction, disposal programs, maps of our facilities, fees, contact numbers and much more!

    To view a copy online, click here. 


Contact Us

We are located at 9031 Reichs Ford Road in Frederick, MD, 21704.

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