May News from Howard County Recycling
Know Before You Throw!
Our new campaign,  Know Before You Throw ,  encourages us ALL to refocus on what should go in the trash and what should be recycled. Quality is key with recyclables , and that starts with making sure we are Recycling Right!
What Should I Do With...?
D onate gently used medical and rehab equipment to the  Loan Closet  or  Wheels for the World . Donations are used by those who can't afford equipment or only require items on a short-term basis.
Check out our new video about tanglers.
And the Winners Are...
At Greenfest, Saturday, April 21, we announced the winners of our inaugural “ Business Recycling and Waste Reduction ” and “ Green Community Leadership ” awards program. Kudos to all of our entrants and great job!

"The actions and efforts of our award winners reaffirms there is a role for all of us to play in the preservation and protection of our environment,” said Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman. Who won?
Recycle Beyond the Blue Bin
There is so much more that we can reuse/recycle outside of our blue bins . Baby items, batteries, chopsticks, clothing, corks, ink cartridges, oyster shells, Styrofoam and more. Learn what "out of the blue" recyclables are hidden in your home .
Household Hazardous Waste
HHW drop-off at the Alpha Ridge Landfill is on SATURDAYS only from April-November.
Work Green Howard
Every type of business can get certified. Become a part of WorkGreenHoward !