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Recycling Within Montgomery County Public Schools

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) recycling program is managed through the School Energy and Recycling Team (SERT) program. Montgomery County Executive Regulation 1-15 requires the recycling of paper, cardboard, commingled items, yard waste, and scrap metal. READ MORE

Recycling Resources

 Click to see what you can and can't recycle in MCPS   Click to find your school's pickup schedule

Click to see what's available through Maximo   Click to see recycling data for schools

Click for the form to invite SERT to your school   Click for Best Practices for Recycling

Click for info about the Got Paper? contest   Click for the Recycling Awards

Click for the "no bags" flyer    Click to find out how to recycle lamp bulbs


You can now recycle single use batteries, markers, pens, and glues sticks & bottles.  Click here to learn more.

Do you have toner and inkjet printer cartridges to recycle?  Click here to learn more.

Recycling Flyers and Signs 

Recycling Forms

Recycling Dumpsters

Data for Solid Waste

Data for Yard Waste

Recycling Regulations


Image shows a hand and ink pin with a notebook and reminders to reduce, reuse and recycle. Quote from Pam Shoemaker says, "When you put the whole picture together, recycling is the right thing to do."

Recycling-related Reports

More Information About Recycling 

 Image shows a crumpled page being transformed into a globe. Email SERT at recycling at mcpsmd dot org. The telephone number is 240-314-1090.