What To Do With Your Sandy Yard Waste?

Residents can dispose of their storm-related debris through Nov. 10, free of charge.

Got a lot of leaves and branches in your yard post Sandy?

The Prince George's County's Department of Environmental Resources will be fully operational beginning Wednesday and will be able to collect trash, recycling, yard waste and bulk trash as regularly scheduled.

But, if you want to get rid of those bags of debris fast, residents can drop off their yard waste at two of the county's landfills through Nov. 10 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for free:

  • Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill at 11611 White House Road in Upper Marlboro.
  • The Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility, located at 6601 E. Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro

The brush and tree limbs must not exceed 5 feet in length and 10 inches in diameter is dropping off at the landfill.

Residents can also place their storm debris by the curb for pickup on their scheduled yard waste pickup day.

  • Tree limbs must not exceed 4 feet in length and 3 inches in diameter, and must be securely tied in bundles.
  • Brush may be placed in securely tied, heavy-duty plastic bags, paper yard bags or heavy-duty trash cans with handles and a secure lid.

Verification of county residency will be required upon entering the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill and the Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility. Commercial vehicles will be charged according to the normal disposal rates. For more information on the disposal of storm-related debris, call the 3-1-1 Call Center.


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