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Bulk Refuse
Rockville provides six special bulk refuse collections per household each calendar year.

Bulk refuse collections are for large refuse that does not fit into carts, such as a couch or desk.
  • Call 240-314-8568, Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., to schedule an appointment for collection.
  • Place items at the curb by 6 a.m., in an unobstructed area on the scheduled date.
  • Special bulk refuse collections are limited to less than 500 pounds or 60 cubic feet.
  • Self-hauling to the Montgomery County Transfer Station (16101 Frederick Road) is also an option.
 Boom truck collected bulk pickup

  • Fencing and landscape ties
  • Wooden furniture and toys
  • Lumber and remodeling debris
  • Pianos
  • Plate glass (wrapped or taped to prevent breakage)
  • Rugs/carpet
  • Mattress/box spring
  • Window frames-nonmetal (removal glass or cover the glass with cardboard and tape)
  • Construction debris (small amounts belong in refuse)
  • Couches
  • Wooden desks
  • No gasoline
  • No concrete footings on fencing, swings
  • No cinder blocks, bricks, broken concrete, large rocks (place in refuse cart)
  • No sod, soil, old mulch (place in refuse cart)
  • No plastic furniture/toys (place in recycling cart)
  • No bamboo (place in yard waste) 

Recycling and Refuse
questions, concerns, request a cart, report missed collections or schedule a special collection

Ph: 240-314-8568
Ph (TDD): 240-314-8137

Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Animal Control
Removal of dead animals
Ph: 240-314-8930

City Police
Explosives and ammunition
Ph: 240-314-8900