Holiday Closings

Please Note: The Reichs Ford Road Landfill, Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-Off Center operate on different holiday schedules than the Department's administrative offices.

General Information:
Landfill, Transfer Station & Recycling Drop-Off Center Holiday Closings


The Reich's Ford Road Landfill and Recycling Center is closed on the following days:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
If any of the above holidays fall on a Sunday, the facilities will be closed the next day (Monday). Please call 301-600-1848 (option 2) for the most up to date information concerning holiday closures.

Department of Solid Waste Management Administration & Office of Recycling Holiday Closings


The administrative offices are closed to walk-in and telephone customers on the following days:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Election Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the adjacent Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
If any of the above holidays is on a Saturday, the offices will be closed the preceding day (Friday). If any of the above holidays is on a Sunday, the offices will be closed the following day (Monday). All offices have 24-hour voice messaging, please feel free to leave a message and staff will return your call on the following business day.

Curbside Recycling Holiday Closings


There is no curbside collection on the following days:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Please note: These holidays do not cancel curbside service, but rather shift all collections on and after the holiday one day later than usual.  For example: If your regular collection day falls on Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day) you would receive collection on Tuesday, June 1 instead, and consequently all other collection days for that week would be one day later than their usual pick up, with the last collection day being Saturday, June 5.