The St. Mary's County Department of Public Works and Transportation announced today that the winter hours of operation at the six Convenience Centers will be effective beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2006 and continue through April 30, 2007. The winter hours are as follows:
Winter Hours (November 1 - April 30)
Monday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 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, rechargeable batteries (except automotive), 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 our website at http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/ .