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Special Pick-up
Special Metal & Tire Pickup 

Collections are done on Wednesdays and must be scheduled. To schedule a pick-up, call the Public Works Department by Tuesday at noon for that week's pick up at 301-809-2344 or submit the request via our online service request system.

Metal Items
Items that are at least 98% metal require a special pick-up. Metal items include the following:
  • Dryers, microwaves, stoves, ovens
  • Grills (no propane tanks)
  • Metal cabinets or shelves
  • Refrigerators and freezers (make sure door is removed or securely tied closed)
  • Washing machines, dishwashers
  • Water heaters
  • Metal furniture
  • Furnaces, air conditioners
  • Metal fence posts (chain link fabric & chicken wire are regular trash) 

Tires also require a special pickup. Residents may have up to four automobile tires collected each year. No commercial tires will be collected.

Vacuum Cceaners and all sizes of televisions are regular trash.

Solid Waste Division
16500 Annapolis Rd.
Bowie, MD 20715

Ph: 301-809-2344
(Inquiries, special pickups)

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Street Sweeping
Sweeping of city streets is underway.Each neighborhood will be visited every 7 weeks between now and November. When sweeping is scheduled for your neighborhood, please refrain from parking on the streets between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Street Sweeping Schedule
Hydrant Flushing Runs from April 6th to May 5th
The City of Bowie Public Works Department will be doing its annual fire hydrant flushing and testing program in areas served by City water. Hydrant Flushing Schedule
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