A listing of local information to help residents recycle more and waste less! Know of an upcoming event that can help residents recycle more and waste less? Let us know! Send event info to ACreamer@FrederickCountyMD.gov.
Middletown Green Expo
April 29, 2017 Memorial Park, Middletown Vendors, displays and activities on all things "green", from recycling to solar energy to native plants! For more information, please visit the town website.
Spring Adult Home Composting Classes
- Monday, May 1, 10am—12pm
- Thursday, May 11, 1—3pm
- Friday, May 19, 6—8pm
- Sunday, May 21, 1—3pm Department of Solid Waste Management
9031 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick 21704 Learn the basics - and beyond - of how to convert household organic waste into a valuable landscape amendment: compost! These classes are held at the DSWM Reichs Ford Road facility and include a tour. The program is free, but advance registration is required as space is limited. Please sign up by calling 301-600-7405 or by sending email to email@example.com.
Family Consignment Sales Event May 10-14
797 E. Patrick St., Frederick http://www.kidscloset.biz/sale?sale_id=17 Seasonal consignment events offer great opportunities for sellers to "recycle" their still-useable clothing, toys, furniture, baby gear and more- and to keep these items from being wasted. Consign and shop to save green and go green!
DSWM Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event
Saturday, May 20, 2017 Public Safety Training Facility
8349 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick 21704
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Hazardous wastes are not accepted in Frederick County's recycling program, but should be kept out of the environment—and our landfill. From medicines to rechargeable batteries, there is no charge to drop off residential hazardous materials at our special semiannual events. More info available on our website.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 8am-12pm, Thurmont Police Dept. 800 East Main St., Thurmont (To benefit the Thurmont Food Bank- up to 5 boxes of documents may be shredded, please bring a canned food item per box.)
Summer 2017 Family Composting Class Schedule:
This is an introduction to composting class held at local library branches and children are welcome to attend. Classes are free but require advance registration online through the FCPL calendar at http://fcpl.evanced.info/signup/calendaror by calling the library branch.