www.charlescountymd.gov

Charles County, Maryland

Environmental Resources Outreach Event

Environmental Resources Outreach Event

Shred Rain or Shine! 
Join us on July 21
 
Residents will have the chance to shred personal identifiable paperwork, learn about composting and/or rain barrels.  
 
Document Shredding (Only)
Saturday, July 21, 2018
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Charles County Government Building
200 Baltimore St. La Plata, MD 
 
Free, secure, on-site document shredding will be provided. Document shredding services will be available for the duration of the event. Residents can bring up to five paper boxes (per vehicle) of personal documents for shredding and recycling. All items will be shredded on site. 
 
 
Composting and Rain Barrel Workshops will return this fall. 
 
Compost Bin Workshops (TBD Fall 2018)
 

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.

  • Online Registration (Coming Soon)
  • Mail-in Form (Coming Soon)

Rain Barrel Workshops (TBD Fall 2018)

Charles County Government and the University of Maryland Extension will be hosting Rain Barrel Workshops.  Participants will learn how to properly install a rain barrel, practical uses, and how they reduce the impact of runoff on our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. After installation of the barrel, residents are eligible for a tax deduction. Additional information about rain barrels is available at PGM's Stormwater Outreach website.  

Advance registration is required. Please visit the link below to register online or for mail-in instructions.
  • Online Registration (Coming Soon)
  • Mail-in Form (Coming Soon)
                                                

Contact Us

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