Trash Removal
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Waste, Recycling & Pickup Information

  • Monday: Yard waste must be placed into paper yard waste bags or a trash can marked with an X. Brush has to be tied up in a bundle weighing no more than 25-30LBS per bundle.
  • Tuesday: Household Trash, & building materials generated by homeowners only!
  • Wednesday: Recycling
  • Friday: Household Trash & Bulk Trash 

NOTICE: If you as the home owner/renters has work done by a contractor it’s the contractor responsibility to haul away any material/waste.

  • Yard waste must be placed in brown yard waste paper bags or in a trash can marked with an “X”.
  • Tree limbs are also collected on Monday and have to be tied up in a bundle NO more than 3 feet long and weighing no more than 35 lbs.
  • Wednesday: Recycling.  Acceptable Items for single stream Recycling are listed below.
Flattened Cardboard, magazines, office paper, junk mail, paperboard, brown paper bags, newspapers, plastic bottles, glass bottles, glass jars, aluminum cans, aluminum foil, pie tins, steel cans, and empty aerosol.

Friday (Bulk Trash every Friday) In order to be added to the Town of Bladensburg bulk trash list you have to call (301)773-2069 on Thursday before 2:00 pm. No more than (4) items.

Friday Condominiums pick-up (If you have items to put by your dumpster you don’t have to call for Bulk Trash pick-up. Public Works picks-up Condominiums every Friday, weather permitted.

Motor Vehicle Batteries and Tires are also picked up on Fridays.

Any hazardous Materials please call 301-883-5045 for schedule and locations.

To request a Recycle Container, please call Prince George’s County at 311.  The Town of Bladensburg provides (1) Trash Container with the Town logo, to new residents.  Residents can call the Town Hall at 301-927-7048.

Landfill Locations

Ritchie Landfill Reclamation
2001 Ritchie Marlboro Rd.
Upper Marlboro, MD
(301) 350-4059

Prince George’s County Western
6550 E. Crain Hwy
Upper Marlboro, MD
(301) 627-6388

Brown Station Rd
Sanitary Landfill
3560 Brown Station Rd.
Upper Marlboro, MD
(301) 952-7625

Always keep in mind if there is a rescheduling due to inclement weather/ Holidays the service will continue the following work day. During Inclement weather stay tuned to the Bladensburg cable channel/ Website.

Litter Pick Up

The Public Works Department picks up all Litter and debris on Town maintained streets. If litter or debris is on private property, removal is the responsibility of the property owner.

It is illegal to dump trash along Town streets. This can range from soda cans and coffee cups to tires and construction debris. All this trash must be collected and disposed of in order to maintain a livable community for a healthy and clean environment.

To report litter or illegal dumping, please call (301) 864-6080, 24-hours a day.