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Prince George’s Co. to Stop Recycling Plastic Bags

Pretty soon, residents of Prince George’s Co. will receive a postcard in the mail telling them they can no longer recycle plastic bags.


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Prince George’s, Montgomery Counties Lead State in Recycling

Prince George’s and Montgomery are Maryland’s highest ranking counties for keeping trash out of landfills and recycling, new data shows.


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How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in D.C., Md. & Va.

Prince George’s County officials are encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees once the holiday is over.


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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.


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Group to Deliver Petitions for Bottle Deposit

Maryland PIRG is urging the state to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.


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D.C. Will Collect Trash and Recycling After Snow

Officials in Washington say trash and recyclables will be collected as road conditions permit following snow in the city.


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Councilmember Wants to Overhaul D.C. Waste Laws

A D.C. councilmember says the city isn’t recycling enough, partly because the city’s laws related to waste management need an overhaul.


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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.


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Recycling Tops 40 Percent in Va., 3rd in Row

For the third straight year, the statewide recycling rate in Virginia has topped 40 percent.


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Counties Provide Christmas Tree Removal Services

Several counties and the district have tree recycling programs that give residents a hassle free way to get rid of their tree.