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If you want to recycle

September 24, 2006

Where to go

Washington County has bins available in many locations where you may drop off recyclable material. Call the county's recycling office at 240-313-2796 for times of operation. Some sites are available 24 hours.

· Dargan Convenience Center

2201 Dargan School House Road

· Forty West Landfill

Approximately one mile west of Huyetts Crossroads off U.S. 40 at 12630 Earth Care Road

· Greensburg Convenience Center

13125 Bikle Road, near Smithsburg

· Hancock Convenience Center

6502 Hess Road

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· Kaetzel Convenience Center

2926 Kaetzel Road off Md. 67

Drop-off sites

· Boonsboro - 125 Orchard Drive

· Clear Spring - Community Park

· Funkstown - Behind the fire hall

· Hagerstown - Shopping Center at the intersection of Dual Highway and Cleveland Avenue; Giant Eagle, 835 W. Hillcrest Road; Food Lion Store, Eastern Boulevard; South End Shopping Center, Maryland Avenue

· Keedysville - Behind Red Byrd Restaurant

· Maugansville - Maugansville Ruritan Club

What to take

Forty West Landfill

· Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

· Newspapers

· Phone books

· Aluminum cans

· Tin cans

· Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)

· Auto batteries

· Small rechargeable batteries (less than 2 pounds) - see attendant

· Used motor oil and antifreeze

· Tires

· Yard debris

Dargan, Greensburg, Kaetzel, Hancock convenience centers

· Newspapers

· Phone books

· Aluminum cans

· Tin cans

· Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

· Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)

· Used motor oil and antifreeze

· Small rechargeable batteries (less than 2 pounds) - see attendant

Hagerstown, Keedysville, Maugansville, Funkstown, Clear Spring, Boonsboro drop off sites:

· Newspapers

· Phone books

· Aluminum cans

· Tin cans

· Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

· Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)

Other options

· Browning Ferris Industries

Accepts newspapers, mixed paper, phone books, office paper, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, tin cans, and clear/brown/glass bottles and jars (separated). For information, call 301-223-7272.

· Conservit Industries

Accepts aluminum and tin cans, and scrap metal. For information, call 301-791-0100.

· Hagerstown Goodwill Industries

Accepts textiles. For more information, call 301-733-7330.

· Halltown Paperboard Co.

Accepts newspapers and corrugated cardboard. For more information, call 304-725-2076.

· Maryland Metals Inc.

Accepts aluminum and tin cans, and scrap metal. For more information, call 301-739-5525.

· Maryland Paper

Accepts newspapers, phone books and corrugated cardboard. For more information, call 301-223-6550.

· Tri-State Recycling Co.

Accepts aluminum cans. For more information, call 301-678-5909.

· Tri-State ReUse Center

Accepts building materials, paint, large appliances, etc. For information, call 301-678-6160.

· Washington County Association for Retarded Citizens

Accepts clear glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, computer and office paper. For information, call 301-797-2392.

· Waste Management

Accepts newspapers, mixed paper, office paper, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, tin cans, clear/brown/green glass bottles and jars (separated), and plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2). For information, call 1-800-926-6806.

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