The St. Mary's County Department of Public Works and Transportation has announced that the summer hours of operation at the six (6) Convenience Centers will become effective Monday, May 1, 2006 through October 31, 2006. The summer hours are as follows:
Summer Hours (May 1 - October 31)
Monday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Convenience Centers accept household refuse (load limit of four 35 gallon containers or equivalent), recyclable items such as cardboard, newspapers, magazines, mixed paper, co-mingled containers such as aluminum, steel, tin, plastics (coded 1 & 2), clear and colored glass, textiles, used cooking oil/grease, electronics such as computers, cell phones, rechargeable batteries (except automotive), inkjet cartridges, used motor oil and filters and used antifreeze.
The St. Andrews Landfill hours of operation will remain the same; Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Items such as; bulk waste, construction debris, furniture, yard waste, tires, automotive batteries, gas cylinders, appliances and scrap metal must be disposed of at the St. Andrews Landfill.
For more information about recycling in St. Mary's County, please contact the Department of Public Works and Transportation at 301-863-8400 or visit the County website at http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/.