Did you know that Frederick County produces and sells its own “premium compost?” Yard waste collected in Frederick County gets composted, which is important for reducing waste. For all you folks who want to give gardening a go this year, compost is great for establishing new lawns and gardens, amending existing soil, planting trees and shrubs and mulching garden beds. And I think Frederick County is selling theirs for a pretty good price!
More than 7% of what’s being “recycled” in Frederick County is actually trash, costing the government more than $40,000 a month in sorting and disposal. What are you recycling that’s actually garbage?
My friends, family and co-workers have heard me ranting and raving about Freecycle for several months now. For anyone who hasn’t heard of it, I highly recommend they become acquainted with how it works. Whether you’re a conservationist, have “junk” you need to get rid of, or are in need of something but don’t have [...]