Recycling Information

Recycling Fundamentals

  • A+ behaviors that will help the community recycling drop off sites.
  • Please be clean!
  • Lightly rinse off recyclable containers
  • Do not place any material outside the recycling bin
  • Close doors after dumping in recyclables
  • Be careful not to drop glass or litter
  • Try to deliver no more than a one week accumulation of recyclable& per visit
  • Cut cardboard into small flat sheets
  • Do not leave anything that is not accepted in the program.
  • Contact the Washington County Recycling Office with questions or problems at 240-313-2796 or 240-313·2790.
  • You no longer need a permit to recycle.  You can now recycle by going across the scales for $30 per ton (at the 40 West Landfill only).