YARD WASTE WILL NO LONGER BE COLLECTED IF PLACED IN PLASTIC BAGS.

Representatives from Scarborough Landfill’s contractor – Maryland Environmental Services have informed us that YARD WASTE WILL NO LONGER BE COLLECTED IF PLACED IN PLASTIC BAGS.

The reasons: plastic is not bio-degradable; therefore, will not break down, and the plastic bags are jamming up the sifting equipment which has resulted in costly repairs and time.

WHAT TO DO: Use your trash cans, recycle cans and/or bio-degradable PAPER bags for your yard waste. Branches and sticks – still bundle with twine.

GET IN THE HABIT NOW as Sept. 1st is when this goes into effect. With Spring garden prep just around the corner, this is a great time to start.

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