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September

Sat, September 20 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demo

    There will be an ongoing compost and rain barrel demonstration offered at Alpha Ridge Landfill, 2350 Marriottsville Rd from 9am to 11am.

    There will be a compost demo offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 10am to 12pm.

    Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, September 27 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 9am. Free compost bins are available to residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, September 27 - National Drug Take-Back

    Clean out those medicine cabinets and drop-off your medication. Visit DEA.gov for a take-back site close to you.


October

Sat, October 4 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demo

    There will be an ongoing compost and rain barrel demonstration offered at Alpha Ridge Landfill, 2350 Marriottsville Rd from 9am to 11am.

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 9am to 11am.

    Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, October 18 - Shredding Event

    Howard County residents can bring up to 3 bags or boxes of paper to be shredded on-site at Meadowbrook Park & Ride (exit 1A off of Route 100). This event is from 9am to 1pm and will be held rain or shine. See tips on our Paper Shredding website.

Sat, October 18 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Robinson Nature Center in the parking lot (no fee required) from 10am to 12pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net


November

Sat, November 1 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 9am to 11am. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, November 15 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Robinson Nature Center in the parking lot (no fee required) from 10am to 12pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Thurs, November 27 - Thanksgiving Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Thursday, November 27. Thursday and Friday recycling, trash & yard trim collections will slide and be made one day later that week. For a handy chart of the slide schedule, please visit our Holiday Schedule webpage.

    Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed.


December

Thurs, December 25 - Christmas Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Thursday, Dec 25. Thursday and Friday recycling, trash & yard trim collections will slide and be made one day later that week. For a handy chart of the slide schedule, please visit our Holiday Schedule webpage.

    Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed.

Thurs, January 1 - New Year's Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Thursday, Jan 1. Thursday and Friday recycling, trash & yard trim collections will slide and be made one day later that week. For a handy chart of the slide schedule, please visit our Holiday Schedule webpage.

    Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed.