Recycling At Home

  1. General Info
  2. Collection Schedules

What is "single-stream" recycling?

No matter what kind of recycling container you use- cart, bin, box, or paper bag- single-stream recycling means no sorting materials at home! Recyclable paper, glass, plastic, cardboard, and metals all go in the same collection container, loose, not bagged. It's easy!

Please use the links on the left side of this page to find more information on Frederick County recycling programs, order a recycling cart, and find out how to "recycle right".

Contact Us

The Office of Recycling can be reached by phone at 301-600-2960, Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or by emailing us.

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