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April

Fri, April 18 - Good Friday

    There will be REGULAR collection of recycling & trash on Friday, April 18. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open 8am to 4pm.

Sat, April 19 - 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. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, April 26

    Drug Take-Back - Drop-off unwanted medications and drugs from 10am-2pm at the Gary Arthur Center or your local police stations in Ellicott City and Scaggsville; Satellite offices in Harper’s Choice, Long Reach, North Laurel, Oakland Mills, Owen Brown and Wilde Lake. To find other locations, visit the www.dea.gov.

    Goodwill at ARL - Residents can take household items and clothes to Alpha Ridge Landfill (2350 Marriottsville Rd) to be donated to Goodwill. Goodwill will be at ARL on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.

    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


May

Thurs, May 1 - Pilot Compost Facility Tour

    Tour the Alpha Ridge Landfill Pilot Compost Facility from 1-2pm with Landfill Manager, Jeff Dannis. Learn more about the facility here.

Sat, May 3 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demos

    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.

    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, May 10 - Pilot Compost Facility Tour

    Tour the Alpha Ridge Landfill Pilot Compost Facility at 10am with Landfill Manager, Jeff Dannis. Learn more about the facility here.

Mon, May 12 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 7pm to 8:30pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Wed, May 14 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 7pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, May 17 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demos

    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 demonstration offered at Robinson Nature Center in the parking lot (no fee required) from 10am to 12pm.

    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

Tues, May 20 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 7pm to 8pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Mon, May 26 - Memorial Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Monday, May 26. All 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.


June

Sat, June 7 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demos

    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.

    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

Wed, June 11 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 7pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Mon, June 16 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 7pm to 8:30pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Tues, June 17 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 7pm to 8pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, June 21 - 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 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

Sat, June 28 - 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


July

Fri, July 4 - Independence Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Friday, July 4. Friday recycling, trash & yard trim collections will slide and be made on Saturday. For a handy chart of the slide schedule, please visit our Holiday Schedule webpage.

    Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed.

Sat, July 5 - 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

Wed, July 9 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 7pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, July 12 - Compost Demo

    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

Tues, July 15 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 7pm to 8pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, July 19 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demos

    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 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

Mon, July 21 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 7pm to 8:30pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, July 26 - 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


August

Sat, August 2 - 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

Mon, August 11 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 7pm to 8:30pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Wed, August 13 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 7pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, August 16 - Compost & Rain Barrel Demos

    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 demonstration offered at Robinson Nature Center in the parking lot (no fee required) from 10am to 12pm.

    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

Tues, August 19 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demo offered at Centennial Park near the boat launch from 7pm to 8pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, August 23 - 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


September

Mon, September 1 - Labor Day

    There will be NO COLLECTIONS on Monday, September 1. All 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.

Sat, September 6 - 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

Mon, September 8 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered in the Enchanted Garden at Miller Branch Library from 7pm to 8:30pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Wed, September 10 - Compost Demo

    There will be a compost demonstration offered at Schooley Mill Park near the horse ring at 6pm. Free compost bins are available to HC residents. Red worm composting demonstrations, too! Questions? Email mgcompostdemo@verizon.net

Sat, September 13 - Compost Demo

    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

Sun, September 14 - 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

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


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 - 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.