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July

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

Thurs, July 31 - Compost Tour

    There will be tour of the pilot compost facility at Alpha Ridge Landfill at 4pm. Call 410-313-6444 for details.


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

Sat, August 16 - Compost Tour

    There will be tour of the pilot compost facility at Alpha Ridge Landfill at 9am. Call 410-313-6444 for details.

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 - 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.