Prepare for Holiday Collection

Holiday Collection Schedule

Collection for garbage and household refuse is provided twice a week to all single-family dwellings. Collection days for these items are either Mondays and Thursdays, or Tuesdays and Fridays, except during weeks with City recognized holidays.

Collection days that fall on a holiday will be adjusted in order to maintain two collections per household each week. The weekly holiday collection schedule will adjust as follows:

If a Holiday Falls on aCollection Days Will be Adjusted To
Monday(Tuesdays & Thursday) or (Wednesday & Friday)
Tuesday(Monday & Thursday) or (Wednesday & Friday)
Wednesday(Monday & Thursday) or (Tuesday & Friday)
Thursday(Monday & Wednesday) or (Tuesday & Friday)
Friday(Monday & Wednesday) or (Tuesday & Friday)


Special Bulky Collections will not occur on holiday weeks. Notice of all city observed holidays are published in the city's newsletter. All questions or concerns should be addressed with the Public Works Department by calling 301-577-1008, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 am to 3:30 pm