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Curbside Collection Services

The City of Takoma Park’s Public Works Department provides curbside collection services for all single family and multi-family apartments of up to 12 units whose owner has chosen to receive City services. Curbside collection services are not offered for institutions, commercial properties and multi-family apartments with more than 12 units.

Waste Wizard

Sort it out! Use Takoma Park’s Waste Wizard to check if something can be recycled curbside, should be thrown out, brought to Public Works, or should be safely disposed during our annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day.

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Right of Way Crew
The Public Works Department Right of Way Crew works rain or shine to pick up your leaves and keep the roads clear!

Curbside Collection Services Sections


Food Waste Collection

Our curbside food waste collection program is so easy a chihuahua can do it!

(...and you get free compost!)

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Plastic Bags No Longer Accepted Curbside

As of July 1, 2015 plastic film and plastic bags can no longer accepted in the City's collection curbside recycling program.

Curbside Recycling Details