SPRING Dates - APRIL 1, 15*, 29, & MAY 13, 2023
7:30 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON
Department of Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park, MD 20740.
SHREDDING WILL BE HELD IS ON APRIL 15 FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON; MUST SHOW PROOF OF CITY RESIDENCY.
The City of College Park Public Works facility will be open some Saturday mornings in the Spring and Fall for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, white goods, electronics recycling, brush, and yard trim. You must be a resident of the City of College Park and bring proof of City residency to participate.
Bulk trash brought to DPW on cleanup days does not count toward bulk trash limits, nor are any fees applied for appliances, televisions, or monitors. There is a $4 fee for all tires.
PUBLIC WORKS DOES NOT ACCEPT: Brick, concrete, rock, propane tanks, hazardous materials such automotive batteries, ammunition, automotive fluids/fuels, cleaning agents, cooking oil, mercury, insecticide/herbicide, fertilizer, oil-based paints, pool chemicals, photographic chemicals, roof shingles, smoke detectors, solvents, sealants, varnishes and stains.
Wood mulch and SMARTLEAF® screened compost will also be available, you don’t need to be a resident in order to purchase.
DURING CLEANUP EVENTS, THE FOLLOWING WILL BE COLLECTED:
Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes (small quantities) – must be intact. Includes LED lamps,
U-shaped or circular fluorescent lamps, High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps, Ultra Violet (UV) lamps, Incandescent Bulbs, Halogen or Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL’s).
Household batteries for recycling (small quantities). This includes rechargeable batteries such as Li-Ion, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, Ni-Zn; Single-use alkaline batteries such as AA, AAA, 9V, C, D button cell, and lithium primary. No damaged batteries; no automotive batteries.
Block Styrofoam for recycling (coolers and large blocks of packing material).
Eco Shred offers a monthly community shred event on the last Saturday of EVERY month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 5600 Columbia Park Road, Cheverly, MD 20785. Cost is $10.00 per vehicle, 20 box maximum, and paper is shredded on-site. 301-386-3010.