HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 7, 2018) – The Washington County Solid Waste Department is excited to announce that as a result of Washington County student efforts, 6,265 phone books were recycled in this year’s Grosh’s Lawn Service 2018 Phone Book Recycling Challenge. Students saved 7 cubic yards of space in the County Landfill as part of their recycling efforts. 

Leading the collection effort with a total number of 4,198 phone books, the Washington County Board of Commissioners is pleased to recognize the outstanding achievement of Fountain Rock Elementary -- this year's first place winner. Fountain Rock Elementary averaged 17.1 phone books collected per student.