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5,300 Recycling Bins Crushed, Sent To D.C. Landfill

Washington officials say thousands of old plastic trash bins were crushed and sent to a landfill instead of being recycled.

05/20/2014

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BGE To Recycle Old AC Units

Some toasty temps are coming this week. By the look and feel of things, it won’t be long before summer’s here and you’re using your air conditioner.

05/04/2014

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Weather Delays Recycling Collections In Frederick

Frederick County says winter weather prevented the collection of some curbside recycling, so crews will be finishing the job a day late.

02/06/2014

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Reusing Plastic, It’s Fantastic

Discover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.

12/23/2013

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Trash Truck Driver Honored For Saving Catonsville Family From Burning Home

Care, concern and quick action. A Baltimore County recycling crew is honored for saving a family from their burning home.

09/25/2013

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Recycling Up, Landfill Trash Down

A Hagerstown official says the city has seen a 130 percent increase in recycling tonnage since the single-stream program went into effect.

09/16/2013

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Maryland Science Center Holds Earth Day Event

The Maryland Science Center is planning an Earth Day event.

04/22/2013

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Md. Passes Tax Credit For Recycling Oyster Shells

Maryland lawmakers have passed a “No Shell Left Behind” oyster recycling bill.

04/09/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Baltimore

Baltimore has an active conservation-minded community and there are a number of Earth Day events being held in the area.

04/08/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Nonprofit Doing Cleaning Timed To Cherry Blossoms

A nonprofit business group in downtown Washington is doing a spring cleaning in honor of cherry blossom season.

04/05/2013

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4 Md. Oyster Shell Recycling Drop-Off Sites Open

Marylanders have four new Dorchester County sites to drop off oyster shells for recycling.

02/14/2013

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Pay A Nickel, Get A Nickel: New Bill Will Pay Marylanders To Recycle

Making money off that empty beer can or soda bottle. That’s the incentive backers of a nickel deposit bill hope will pay off in a new state law and a cleaner Maryland.

01/14/2013

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