Gaithersburg’s Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Closure; Recycling Notices


In observance of the Christmas & New Year’s holidays, Gaithersburg facility closures are in place Dec. 24 – 25 & Dec. 31 – Jan. 1.

Post Date:12/15/2023 2:05 PM

Sunday, December 24, 2023


Monday, December 25, 2023

  • All City facilities are closed.
  • Winter Lights Festival is closed.
  • The Administrative Offices of the Gaithersburg Police Station are closed. Police patrol will remain on duty. For emergencies, please call 911. For non-emergencies, please dial 301-279-8000 for dispatch.
  • Recycling scheduled for collection will be collected Saturday, December 23. Bulk pick up is unavailable.
  • Loose leaf collection is suspended.

Sunday, December 31, 2023


Monday, January 1, 2024

  • All City facilities are closed.
  • The Administrative Offices of the Gaithersburg Police Station are closed. Police patrol will remain on duty. For emergencies, please call 911. For non-emergencies, please dial 301-279-8000 for dispatch.
  • Recycling scheduled for collection will be collected Saturday, December 30. Bulk pick up is unavailable.

Recycling

The collection of recycled materials for residents whose regular recycling day are Mondays, December 25, 2023 & January 1, 2024, will take place the preceeding Saturdays, December 23 & 30, 2023. Recycling includes newspaper, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard & commingled materials (which should be separated from brush, branches, grass clippings, leaves & other yard trimmings) picked up by the City’s contractor.

Loose leaf collection will not take place on December 25. The collection period concludes on December 30. After the collection period ends, leaves can be placed in biodegradable brown paper bags & left curbside with other recyclables on your weekly collection day.

On-demand bulk pick up for residents whose regular recycling days are December 25 & January 1 will be unavailable. Appointments can be made for the following week using the online form, by e-mailing [email protected], or by calling 301-258-6370.

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.

Stay up to date on recycling & yard waste service changes by subscribing to notifications from the City’s Recycle Coach app. For more information on recycling please contact the City’s Department of Public Works.

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