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About Us

We are a family owned and operated business serving the residents and businesses of Montgomery County since 1984. We are three brothers who were born and raised in Montgomery County, and we still reside here as well. We are committed to providing the most reliable and dependable service at the most competitive rates while at the same time doing our part to protect our environment.

Our Philosophy

Recycling and refuse removal are an important part of our everyday life. Keeping our environment clean and sustainable is of the utmost importance. However, you shouldn’t have to worry or be concerned about your recycling or refuse service. We feel our customers have enough to worry about as it is. We strive to make our services dependable, reliable, affordable, and worry free.

Our Green Mission

Potomac Disposal is now the only residential trash company in Montgomery County using natural gas vehicles. These vehicles are the cleanest burning in the industry. For our other trucks in the fleet, we equip them with the OPS Oil Purification System, providing many environmental benefits. For example: OPS eliminates the need for oil drains, reduces oil consumption, and reduces waste oil generation. Because the OPS keeps the engine oil soot-free, the engine burns CLEANER! Our non-natural gas vehicles also run on ultra-low-sulfur diesel. This is the cleanest burning fuel on the market!

Integrating clean burning natural gas vehicles and utilizing the OPS Oil Purification Systems are costly to us but they both have proven to be enormously beneficial to the environment.

Every year Potomac Disposal recycles thousands of tons of glass, aluminum, plastic, tin, cardboard, mixed paper, newspaper, metal, and yard waste generated by Montgomery County residents and businesses.

For front end containers requiring locks, we use the Serious Lock Gravity Lock-Bar System. This system does not require the driver to repeatedly get in and out of the truck to unlock the can, dump it, and re-lock. With this system, the driver pulls up to the can and simply dumps it and moves on. This significantly reduces idling time, which in turn reduces air emissions!

Reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and recycling thousands of tons of waste every year… This is Potomac Disposal’s Green Mission.

Did you know?

Recycling one ton of paper saves an estimated 17 trees!

 

Giving Back to the Community

Since our inception, we have given back to the community through sponsorships and donations. Some of the organizations we have contributed to are the Olney Boys & Girls Clubs, the Central Union Mission, Clarksburg High School Boosters, Rebuilding Together, Blake High School, Farquhar Middle School, Magruder High School, the Montgomery County Community Foundation, the American Heart Association, and many more.

 

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LATEST UPDATES

  • For residential service,
    subscription customers
    and Homeowners Associations
    contracted for holiday service
    will be serviced on Thanksgiving
    Day. Commercial services will
    be limited Thanksgiving Day
    with most customers serviced
    on Friday
  • Are you a CDL driver looking for a job? We are hiring! Give us a call or stop by. We are also looking for helpers.
  • Celebrating 33 years of reliable
    service at competitive rates.
  • We are a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project and The USO Warrior Family Center in Bethesda.