Recycling Information

snowflake.pngIf curbside residential recycling is affected by inclement weather, updates will be posted here (as well as at If no message are posted here, then curbside recycling is proceeding on its normal schedule. 
Please note- users of our free mobile app get instant, customizable alerts if their street's curbside schedule changes! Download it at:
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Recycling Collection Schedules
  • Recycling collection days do not change from year to year. However, as a convenient reminder, all single-family households are sent a printed copy of their yearly recycling schedule in December.
  • A pdf file of your yearly printed recycling calendar may be obtained here.
  • Get your recycling calendar on-the-go with our free mobile app! Set customized reminders for your recycling day or special collection events, report curbside problems, look up disposal info, and be alerted to any changes in the recycling schedule- immediately! Download the app for iOs and Android devices at:

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:

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.

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