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Gaithersburg Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Gaithersburg trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Gaithersburg is in Montgomery County, Maryland with Frederick to the northwest, Howard County, Olney to the northeast, Fairfax County to the south, Rockville and Aspen Hill to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Gaithersburg Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/environmental-services

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Regular trash & garbage collection for City residents is handled by private contractors. Please contact your HOA or your private contractor regarding the holiday collection schedule for these materials.

Gaithersburg Trash Collection Map

Gaithersburg Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/recycling-bulk-pick-up/bulk-pick-up for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Bedsprings
  • Mattresses
  • Rugs 
  • Large toys
  • Televisions
  • Computers 
  • Nonmetal sinks, tubs and toilets
  • Small amounts of remodeling debris (piles less than 4’x 4’ x 8’ in size) 
  • Contractor debris will NOT be collected

Click here to schedule a collection

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • NO routine recyclable items
  • NO regular household refuse
  • NO contractor debris
  • NO dirt
  • NO household hazardous waste

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Gaithersburg and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/recycling-bulk-pick-up

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Gaithersburg?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/recycling-bulk-pick-up/bulk-pick-up

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/environmental-services

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Gaithersburg Public Works Department?


[email protected]

Public Works
800 Rabbitt Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Monday – Friday, 7 AM – 4 PM

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Gaithersburg trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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