Trash collection times and days vary throughout the county; call 301-952-7630 for information. Bulk pickup service is available upon request; call 301-952-7600. Areas in Upper Marlboro not served by the county should contact private collection companies listed in the phone book. There are two landfills in Upper Marlboro:

White House Road off Route 202, call 301-952-7620.

Sandy Hill off Route 197, call 301-464-8400.

Free disposal day for residents

Brown Station Road Landfill

11611 White House Rd.

Upper Marlboro, 20772


Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Commercial vehicles or pickup trucks displaying a business name will not be allowed in the landfill on Sundays. Commercial waste will continue to be accepted at this disposal facility 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.


County residents who wish to recycle but are outside the residential recycling program area may use the following county drop-off centers:

Brown Station Road Public Container Pad

3500 Brown Station Rd.

Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

Missouri Avenue Solid Waste Acceptance and Recycling Center

12701 Missouri Ave.

Brandywine, Md. 20613

Hours: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Prince George's County Materials Recycling Facility

1000 Ritchie Rd.

Capitol Heights, Md. 20743


Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Commercial vehicles only.

Tours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Scrap metal and tire drop-off

Brown Station Road Landfill

11611 White House Rd.

Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772


Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily.

Residents may dispose of four tires for free; proof of residency may be required.

Hazardous Waste

Brown Station Road Landfill

11611 White House Rd.

Upper Marlboro, 20772


Hours: Sundays only, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Only noncommercial vehicles; household electronics and appliances are also accepted.

Yard Waste

Western Branch Composting Facility and Visitor Center

6601 S.E. Crain Hwy.

Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772


Hours: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, private and commercial vehicles allowed.

Tours: 8 a.m. -3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 301-627-6388 to schedule tours.