Holiday Closings

Please Note: The Reichs Ford Road Landfill and Recycling Drop Off Center operate on different holiday schedules than the Department of Solid Waste Management administrative offices.

Landfill & Recycling Drop Off Center Holiday Closings

The Reich's Ford Road Landfill and Recycling Center will be closed to residents and businesses on the following days:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
If any of the above holidays fall on a Sunday, the facilities will be closed the following Monday. Please call 301-600-1848 (option 2) for the most up to date information concerning holiday closures.

Department of Solid Waste Management Administration & Office of Recycling Holiday Closings
The offices are closed to walk-in and telephone customers on the following days:
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Election Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and adjacent Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
If any of the above holidays is on a Saturday, the offices will be closed the preceding Friday. If any of the above holidays is on a Sunday, the offices will be closed the following Monday. All offices have 24-hour voice messaging, please feel free to leave a message and staff will return your call the following business day.

Curbside Recycling Holiday Closings
There is no curbside collection on the following days:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Please note: These holidays do not cancel curbside service, but rather shift it 1 day later. All recycling collections for the week shift 1 day later after a holiday. For example: If your regular collection day falls on Monday May 31 (Memorial Day) you will receive collection on Tuesday June 1 instead, and consequently all other collection days for that week will be 1 day later than their usual pick up, with the last collection day being Saturday June 5.