A listing of local information to help residents recycle more and waste less! Only events marked as "DSWR" (Division of Solid Waste and Recycling) are programs of Frederick County Government. All others listings are for are community events. Know of an upcoming event that can help residents waste less or recycle more? Let us know! Send event info to E-mail
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AllShred Community Shred Events. For details and restrictions, please visit http://allshredmd.com/events.
TotSwap (Spring and fall events held at the Frederick Fairgrounds.) http://totswap.net/shop/frederick-sale/
No class dates currently scheduled. Request a program for your group! Contact our office if your organization would like to host a class or have one of our staff speak at a meeting. Email: email@example.com or call 301-600-7405. Available adult-level programs include:
Compost Happens! Did you know that the average American household wastes about a third of the food it purchases every year? Composting is an easy DIY activity that makes a big impact on resource conservation in your local community, AND, helps reduce methane and carbon emissions that contribute to global climate change. We can show you how simple it is to compost at home, whether you live on a tiny urban lot or in the rural wide open. We’ll answer all your questions, offer three top tips for success, and ensure you can compost with confidence!
Office of Recycling Staff...Out and About!
If you're interested in having a speaker or display for your event, club gathering or business meeting, call 301-600-7405 or find out more online.