Town of Walkersville, Maryland

PH: 301-845-4500 FX: 301-845-2406
HOURS: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Town Hall

21 W. Frederick St.
P.O. Box 249
Walkersville, MD 21793

Recycling, Trash Collection, Yard Waste, and Illicit Discharge Reporting Information

Recycling:

Single stream recycling curbside pick-up will be every other week on “Blue Mondays” per Frederick County’s recycling schedule. Recyclables must be placed at the curb no later than 6 am of the day of collection. Please place cart with the lid facing the street, four feet from possible obstructions. Please note: Your curbside collection is through Frederick County. Customer service matters should be directed to them by calling 301-600-2960 or sending an email.

Click here to visit the Frederick County’s Website Recycling Page

 

A joint Frederick County/Town of Walkersville recycling program supplies a RECYCLABLES dumpster in the parking lot behind Town Hall (21 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville) the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The dumpster is provided for all Frederick County residents and businesses, an attendant provides supervision and assistance.

 

Trash Collection:

Trash collection is provided by the Town on Wednesdays. Place containers and bundles at the curb before 7:00 a.m.  Ecology Services will NOT take the following:

  • Items in excess weight of 45 lbs
  • Items in excess length of 3 1/2 feet
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Tires
  • Mattresses
  • Paint (unless dried by adding drying agent sand, sawdust, kitty litter)
  • Yard waste

Bulk trash collection is provided by the Town twice each year. The date is on Cable Channel 99 and this website.

 

Yard Waste – Heritage Farm Park Compost Facility:

The Town’s trash hauler will NOT collect yard waste. The compost facility accepts grass clippings, leaves, branches under four inches in diameter, and other yard waste. The use of this compost facility is for non-commercial/residential yard waste. Use biodegradable bags for grass and yard waste.

The compost site is open as follows:
May 1 – October 31
– 9a.m. to 7 p.m.
November 1 – April 30 – 9a.m. to 4p.m.

 

Report Illicit Discharge:

Citizen Request for Service – Water Pollution Issues

Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources – Shannon Moore  301-600-1413

Hazardous or unknown spills and emergencies requiring immediate attention – Fire and Rescue Hazmat Team – 911

Sewer spills or leaks – Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management – 301-600-1825 or after hours 301-600-2194

Septic Discharge, spills, or leaks – Frederick County Health Dept., Environmental Health Section – 301-600-1719 or 301-600-1603 emergency