Trash and Recycling

About Trash and Recycling in Takoma Park

Please set out trash cans and recyclables the night before your collection day. Service begins at 6:30 am. Unacceptable items will remain on the curb. The curb service schedule is subject to holiday changes. Visit the Public Works Holiday Schedule page for a comprehensive list of holidays affecting trash and recycling service in Takoma Park.

The Following Items Are Not Collected AT ANY TIME by the City of Takoma Park

  • automotive parts, engines or tires
  • concrete, plaster or drywall, construction or demolition debris
  • dirt and rocks
  • cast iron
  • logs, stumps, large branches
  • hazardous materials