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Oct 31 PG Co Waste Management Services Resume Operations & Free Storm Debris Disposal Thru Nov 10

2012.11.05 UPDATE: Free Storm Debris Disposal Through Sat Nov 10
PRESS RELEASE
For immediate release:
October 30, 2012

For more information, contact:
Carol Terry
Public Information Officer
Prince George’s County
Department of Environmental Resources

Prince George’s County Announces Waste Management Services Will Resume Operations on October 31, 2012 and the Locations for Free Disposal of Storm Debris  

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources (DER) announced that all waste management facilities, including the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill, Brown Station Road Public Convenience Center and Acceptance Centers, Missouri Avenue Solid Waste Acceptance and Recycling Center, Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility and the Materials Recycling Facility, will be open and fully operational on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. 

In addition, collection services for refuse, recycling, and yard waste [on your regularly scheduled trash pick up day(s)] and bulky trash [by appointment] will resume Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

Residents may dispose of storm-related debris at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill and the Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility, free of charge, beginning Wednesday, October 31 and continuing through Saturday, November 10, 2012

Residents may dispose of their brush and tree limbs at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill located at 11611 White House Road in Upper Marlboro between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  The brush and tree limbs must not exceed 5 feet in length and 10 inches in diameter. 

The Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility, located at 6601 E. Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro (from Crain Highway, proceed on Maude Savoy Brown Road and follow signs to the facility), will be open for residents to dispose of their storm-related brush and tree limbs from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The brush and tree limbs must not exceed 5 feet in length and 10 inches in diameter.

County residents may also dispose of their storm-related brush and tree limbs by placing it at the curb on their regularly scheduled collection day for yard waste.  Tree limbs must not exceed 4 feet in length and 3 inches in diameter, and must be securely tied in bundles.  Brush may be placed in securely tied, heavy-duty plastic bags, paper yard bags or heavy-duty trash cans with handles and a secure lid.

Verification of County residency will be required upon entering the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill and the Prince George’s County Yard Waste Composting Facility.  Commercial vehicles will be charged according to the normal disposal rates.  

For more information on the disposal of storm-related debris, call the 3-1-1 Call Center.