Charles County, Maryland

Environmental Resources Outreach Event

Environmental Resources Outreach Event

Workshops and Shredding
Rain or Shine! 
Residents will have the chance to shred personal identifiable paperwork, learn about composting and/or rain barrels.  
Document Shredding
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Charles County Government Building
200 Baltimore St. La Plata, MD 
  • Free, secure, on-site shredding services available from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Bring up to five boxes (per vehicle) of personal documents for shredding and recycling. 
    • Standard Paper Boxes are acceptable (18"x12"x9")
    • No Binders, no binder clips, and no media equipment 
  • The event is for Charles County residents only.
Compost Bin Workshops 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Advance registration is required.)
The Charles County Government Building
200 Baltimore St. La Plata, MD 

The Division of Environmental Resources and the University of Maryland Extension are pleased to offer compost workshops. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of home composting. Master Gardeners and Extension staff will explain the proper materials and techniques needed to create quality compost for your garden and landscape. Registrants can receive a free plastic GEOBIN or get instructions on making a wire bin at home. Additional information about backyard composting is available at DPW's backyard composting website.

Advance registration is required. Please visit the link below to register online or for mail-in instructions.

Rain Barrel Workshops (Canceled) 

Due to an issue with the supplier, the Rain Barrel Workshops have been canceled for October 13. Please check back in spring 2019.

Contact Us

  301-932-3599   301-870-2778
7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. M-F
10430 Audie La., La Plata, MD 20646