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Spring is Here. Let’s Make Our Neighborhood More Beautiful. And City May Help

Spring is finally here with its gorgeous weather (today is the first official day of Spring). As you and your family are getting ready to make your yards, gardens and the neighborhood beautiful, the City can help. Please see below a couple of resources to help you achieve your spring goal

With the start of the Spring, you’ve probably started to work on a beautiful garden, City can help. For compost and wood mulch, don’t look any further. They are available again at Public Works. Please call them at 240-487-3590 to schedule a delivery. They’re available year-round for pick up, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Bring a shovel and containers and be prepared to dig.

City is also gearing up to get community gardens ready so that you can start enjoying gardening with your fellow neighbors. Please stay tuned for more announcements.

Also, Spring is the time to do away with old stuff that you do not need anymore. City’s Clean-Up Saturdays & Shredding Event is back on April 2, 9, 30, and May 21, 2022, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Public Works. You can drop off bulky trash, white goods, electronics recycling, brush, and yard trim for free. You may also bring Styrofoam, small quantities of light bulbs and tubes, and batteries for recycling.  Additionally, a shredding event will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 8:00 – 12:00 p.m. For more details, please visit: https://www.collegeparkmd.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=337.

As usual, we’re also working on holding a community cleanup event sometime next month. Please stay tuned for more announcements/

Want to see more butterflies and more blooms in this spring season? The City is encouraging us to reduce or refrain from mowing their lawns in support of local pollinators during the month of April. This will help our native pollinators grow and thrive during this critical period in their life cycle. For more details, please visit: https://www.collegeparkmd.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=332. Once you register, you can pick up a yard sign to proudly display in your front yard. They are available at the Department of Public Works and City Hall.

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