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The Department of Public Works, Environmental Resources Division is pleased to announce that curbside collection of yard waste will resume onMonday, April 2.

Weekly collection of yard waste is available to areas that receive recycling collection and occurs April through December. Yard Waste is collected on the same day of the week as recycling. To determine your collection schedule please visitwww.CharlesCountyMD.gov/Recyclingand click “my schedule”.

Acceptable items for curbside yard waste collection include grass, leaves, garden clippings, and brush. Items must be placed in brown paper bags, a reusable container, or bundled for collection. Yard Waste in plastic bags or containers weighing over 50 pounds will not be collected. Branches must be bundled and not greater than four feet in length and no individual branch more than six inches in diameter. All reusable containers must have handles and be clearly marked with an “X” or “Yard Waste”. Yard Waste will not be accepted if placed inside of a Recycling Cart.

Unacceptable items include loose branches and brush, plastic bags, dirt, rocks, sod, trash, and material exceeding the weight and size restrictions.

For more information, call the Department of Public Works, Environmental Resources Division,301-932-3599or301-870-2778. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD:866-269-9006.

About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.