Obtaining a Frederick County Recycling Bin
Frederick County issued blue recycling bins are required for curbside service and must be out by 6 a.m. on your pickup day. Write your address on your bin.
Call 301-600-2960 to get a bin.
Curbside pickup is scheduled for every other Friday, be sure to have your recycling at the curbside before 6:00 a.m.
EFFECTIVE APRIL 25, 2023, THE RECYCLING DUMPSTER, AS WELL AS THE OIL RECYCLING STATION WILL BOTH BE REMOVED FROM OUR SITE NEXT TO THE LIBRARY. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO UTILIZE THE CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING.
For more information regarding Frederick County Recycling please visit
Used motor oil can be taken to Tracy's Auto and Advanced Auto in Thurmont.
**EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2015 ALL CURBSIDE GRASS CLIPPINGS MUST BE IN PAPER YARD WASTE BAGS.**
Curbside Grass and Leaves Pickup starts in April and runs through November. Bagged grass clippings need to be at the curb by 6 a.m. on Mondays. No animal feces, tree limbs and no bags over 40lbs.
Monthly Yard Waste Drop Offs
The monthly yard waste drop off runs year round on the second Saturday of each month unless inclement weather forces us to close. Yard Waste permits are mailed to all residents each year and must be displayed when using the drop off site. The yard waste drop off site is adjacent to the Thurmont Regional Library on Moser Road. Any questions, please call the town offices at (301)-271-7313. Thank you.
During the mowing season, please see 2015 Yard Maintenance information from our Code Enforcement Officer.