Great news! The curbside collection of food scraps will begin Tuesday, November 15th.

This new voluntary program will divert organic materials, that are not waste, out of our landfill and will reduce harmful greenhouse gases emitted from organic decomposition in landfills, which contributes to climate change.

Residents can sign up on a rolling basis – join at

  • The collection day is Tuesday throughout the city.
  • If you haven’t purchased or picked up your containers, stop by Public Works, Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Please don’t start collecting food scraps until November 9.
  • If you have questions, please check or call Public Works 240-487-3590.
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