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.
Get Festive and Go Green
December 7, 2016 Walkersville Branch Library 57 W Frederick St, Walkersville
Learn ways to reduce waste, improve recycling and make your celebrations more sustainable. We'll look at wonderful, waste-free ways to wrap gifts, make cards, and celebrate the season using (and reusing!) what you already have- and we'll talk about why this is so important.
Family Consignment Sales
March 22-26, 2017 Frederick Fairgrounds
797 E. Patrick St., Frederick www.totswap.net 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
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 17, 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.)