Unity disposal provides residential and commercial trash collection for Montgomery County Government.   Our fleet of service collection vehicles are  well maintained

All collection routes are monitored for staff accuracy and professionalism by trained route supervisors and safety managers. All Unity Disposal drivers possess the appropriate CDL (Certified Drivers License) for the equipment that they operate.  All of our staff receive mandatory ongoing safety training and random drug testing.

Our fleet is well maintained by a full service in-house maintenance team, which allows our fleet to be checked and maintained daily, preventing delays in service due to lengthy mechanical problems.


Unity Disposal provides convenient, dependable recycling collection services for residential & multi-familyin our service area.


Montgomery County has a dual-stream recycling program. If you receive county-provided recycling collection services, please do not mix paper with commingled materials in the blue bin or place commingled materials with mixed paper in the wheeled cart. If you don’t have a wheeled cart, you may recycle mixed paper in a paper bag, in a cardboard box with a lid, or bundle with twine and place next to your blue bin.
Residential curbside recycling collection is provided to all single-family residences and multi-family units (1-4 units) in our service area. We provide dual-stream to support the County’s recycling program.
Unity accepts the following recyclable materials from residential and multi-family customers:

  • mixed waste paper
  • newspaper
  • glass bottles and jars
  • aluminum cans and foil
  • tin cans
  • plastic bottles
  • cardboard
  • vehicle batteries
  • scrap metal
  • used motor oil.

Yard Waste Recycling

Pick-up is every-other-week on the same day of the week as garbage pick-up.
Acceptable yard waste materials include:

  • grass clippings
  • garden trimmings
  • weeds, branches and leaves

*No food scraps, sod, rocks, bricks, concrete, tires, garden hose, lumber, metal or trash are accepted

Yard waste is collected once weekly.

Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves and branches.

Yard waste cannot be included with your regular household trash. Yard waste is not allowed in Maryland landfills.

Preparing Yard Waste for Collection

Yard waste should be put out in one of the following ways:

Loose within a container weighing no more than 50 lbs. (Do not use blue recycling carts or bins for yard waste.)

Bagged in PAPER bags (Large yard waste paper bags are available from BJ’s, Giant, Home Depot, Lowes, Safeway, Target, Walmart, and other local stores. Plastic bags may not be used for yard waste.)

Branches up to 3 inches in diameter and 4 feet long must be tied in bundles; bundles must weigh no more than 50 lbs each.

Acceptable Items

Grass clippings


Small limbs/branches

Christmas trees (January only). Trees must be placed at the curb and be free of decorations and lights.

Prohibited Items




Landscape timbers








Prince George’s County Yard Waste Drop-off Options

If any resident wishes to deliver yard waste to drop-off locations, the County offers the following options:

Prince George’s County Composting Facility

6550 Maude Savoy Brown Road
Upper Marlboro, MD

Accepts yard waste Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$10 minimum (up to 400 lbs.)

Prince George’s County Convenience Drop-Off Center

3501 Brown Station Road
Upper Marlboro, MD

Accepts trash, recycling, and yard waste Monday – Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
No charge for cars, vans and SUVs
– Yard waste in brown paper bags
– Small branches and tree limbs, bundled up to 4 ft. in length and 4 inches in diameter
– No stumps or logs, no plastic bags


UDR currently services the following areas in Montgomery County, MD:

Service Area 1


Cabin John

Chevy Chase

Glen Echo


Service Area 2

Garrett Park


North Bethesda

Silver Spring

Takoma Park

Service Area 4

Kemp Mill

Silver Spring

Service Area 5


Silver Spring

White Oak