November News from Howard County Recycling
Thanksgiving Slide Schedule
There will be NO CURBSIDE COLLECTION of recycling, yard trim or trash on Thursday , November 22, 2018. Thursday collections will slide to Friday and Friday collections will slide to Saturday. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. County offices will be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday.
For The Greenest Yard, Leave those Leaves
According to the National Wildlife Federation, "Leaves form a natural mulch that helps suppress weeds and fertilizes the soil as it breaks down. Why spend money on mulch and fertilizer when you can make your own?" Added bonus about leaves...they provide winter shelter for butterflies! Read more here and here .
Veterans Day Schedule - No Change
 There will be REGULARLY scheduled curbside collection. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be OPEN Monday-Saturday, 8am to 4pm. County offices will be CLOSED on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day.
Know Before You Throw!
When in doubt, leave it out (of the blue bin). Be sure you're disposing materials in the CORRECT place .
Don't trash that pumpkin.
Give it a new life by placing it out with your yard trim for recycling.
Turkey Recycle Dance? What!? There isn't actually an official dance, but maybe someday...