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Metal Recycling
Rockville provides unlimited special collections for large metal recycling.

  • Call 240-314-8568, Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., to schedule an appointment for collection.
  • Place metal recycling items at the curb by 6 a.m., in an unobstructed area on the scheduled date.
  • Self-hauling to the Montgomery County Transfer Station (16101 Frederick Road) is an option. 
Truck collecting appliance for metal recycling 

  • Air conditioners
  • Water heaters
  • Aluminum siding, pots, pans
  • Washers, dryers, stoves, toasters (secure doors)
  • Metal furniture
  • Refrigerators/freezers (by law, doors must be removed before setting these out at the curb for collection. We cannot accept units with doors still attached)
  • Automobile tire rims, hoods, fenders, doors
  • Metal doors (no glass – remove glass and place in gray refuse cart)
  • Chain link and wire fencing (must be in sections not to exceed 8 feet)
  • Lawn mowers (drain oil and gas, see Household Hazardous Waste section for disposal)
  • Grills (no propane tanks)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Scrap metal
  • Sheds (dismantled)
  • Swing sets (dismantled, remove concrete footings)
  • Bicycles
  • No Helium tanks (return tank to vendor)

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