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. To find out about your collection day, please review the map at the bottom of the page.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

Trash and Recycling Map

Inorder to find out your trash and recycling collection schdeule, please input your address on the search bar located at the top right corner. City streets are color coded on the basis of the trash route.