WALDORF, MD—The Charles County Commissioners announce that the next collection household hazardous waste collection day will be on Saturday, July 5, 2003, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charles County Sanitary Landfill on Billingsley Road East between Piney Church Road and Route 5. Subsequent collections will be held on the first Saturday of the month through December. Future collection dates are: August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6.
Items accepted free of charge include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizer, gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze, paint, cleaning supplies, pool chemicals, batteries, prescription drugs, and other poisons that are around your house. Please keep the materials in their original containers whenever possible, and bring them to the collection site in cardboard boxes to ease unloading.
For more information, call the Charles County Department of Public Facilities at 301-932-3599 or 301-870-2778, or the landfill information service at 301-932-5656.