Released on April 5, 2017 - 12:37pm

During the month of April the Department of Public Works will be holding various Spring Cleaning events and specials!

Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding

Gather up your old, important papers and old electronics and come down to Public Works, 305-307 First Street, on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 8:00am to 12:00pm (noon).  Televisions, stereoes, computers, game systems and their accessories can be dropped off free of charge.  If it plays music, video, video games, or an accessory to something that does - it counts!  Things such as microwaves, blenders, toaster ovens and other electrical items that may have a digital display or circuitry are not considered electronics for this event.  Chesapeake Paper Systems will be on site to shred your documents safely. 

$10 Discount for First 100 Bulk Pickup Requests

The first 100 residents to request a bulk pickup for our Wednesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 26th pickups will have the base-fee of $10.00 waived.  Extra-billable items (such as sofas, appliances, and electronics) will still have a fee. 

  • We start accepting requests for April 12th's pickup on April 4th
  • We start accepting requests for April 26th's pickup on April 18th

Extra Yard Debris Collections on Mondays

During the Month of April the Department of Public Works will be offering Monday Yard Debris collections in addition to Wednesday yard debris collections.  Yard debris pickups are FREE!  But residents must still call, email or submit a request for yard debris pickups. The deadline for our Monday pickup is the Thursday before.  The deadline for our Wednesday pickup is the Monday before.

Community Dumpsters

Multiple Home Owner's Associations in the City of Laurel will have Dumpsters available for residents to dispose of their bulky items on Saturdays in April from 8:00 a.m. until noon.  Each Home Owner's Association will contact their members with information on the specific date and items allowed.  If you would like to know if your HOA has requested a dumpster, you can reach out to your HOA directly or call Public Works at 301-725-0088 or send an email to [email protected]

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