Fall Clean-up Events Start Tomorrow

City’s Department of Public Works (9217 51st Avenue) will be open for City residents the last two Saturdays in October from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Cleanup days are available for City of College Park residents only; you must show proof of residency in the City of College Park to participate.

Residents may drop-off bulky trash, yard waste, and electronics for recycling. Electronics that may be recycled include, but are not limited to: TVs, computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, VCRs, CD, DVD & MP3 players, cell phones & PDAs, printers, scanners, fax machines, telephones, radios, stereos, electric tools, game systems, handheld games, microwaves, and cords/cables.

Hazardous materials will not be accepted (shingles, propane tanks, paint, etc.).

Residents may dispose of one of each of the following items per year (for free): air conditioners, heat pumps, dehumidifiers, and refrigerators. Tires will incur a disposal fee of $4.00 each.

Wood mulch and SMARTLEAF® screened compost will also be available;

you don’t need to be a resident in order to purchase. Wood mulch is $12.00 per cubic yard and compost is $28.00 per cubic yard (prices include tax).

On-site document shredding will be on
October 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.



Once again we will be working with Community Forklift and GreenDrop to divert items from the landfill that are still in good condition. All donations are tax deductible, so be sure to clean out your homes, garages, and sheds! Check out the forklift licence course being offered if you want to experience controlling a forklift.

Community Forklift!
There will be a collection area set up for donations.

Community Forklift accepts donations of most new and salvaged building & landscaping materials, appliances, and tools, as well as antique and vintage housewares, even online osha forklift certification.  Please review the Donation Guidelines for more information.

Donation tax receipts will be provided upon request.

Storefront: 8900 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740
Help Make A Difference Today
Not only do you make a charitable donation, but you make a difference for the environment – by extending the life of unwanted items to individuals in need.

GreenDrop is an organization selected by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the National Federation of the Blind and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Philadelphia, to raise funds through the generation and collection of donated clothing and household items. They accept clothing, household items, kitchenware, games/toys, small appliances, electronics, sporting goods, books, CDs/DVDs, and baby items. GreenDrop does NOT accept tube TVs and tube computer monitors, upholstered furniture, mattresses, or large appliances. Please click on the following for the full lists of acceptable and unacceptable items.

Donation receipts will be provided upon request.

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