Recycling Seminar for MoCo Businesses

recycleMontgomery County is offering a recycling seminar for businesses on Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville. The seminar is open to all businesses to provide recycling regulations and best practices for businesses in Montgomery County. The cost to attend is $10. Light refreshments and materials included. Register by phone at 301.897.7481 or online by visiting Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services.

The county has a goal to reduce waste and recycle 70 percent of all waste generated by 2020. Recycling is also the law in Montgomery County and all businesses, regardless of type of business or size, are required to recycle. The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services SORRT (Smart Organizations Reduce and Recycle Tons) Program provides assistance to businesses to increase their recycling achievement and maximize the amount of materials recycled.

Your business or organization is invited to attend this business recycling seminar to:

  • Meet with County staff and get all of your recycling questions answered;
  • Get tips on ways to maximize recycling at your business;
  • Learn about the latest updates to the list of items that are recyclable in Montgomery County;
  • Obtain the most updated versions of educational materials available for businesses to educate your staff, vendors and customers;
  • This event is a unique opportunity to network with other local business owners, managers, and employees and learn more about recycling, waste reduction, and buying recycled products, as well as the services provided by the Montgomery County SORRT Program.

Sign language interpreter or other auxiliary aids or services will be provided upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but please, no less than 72 hours prior to the event. If you need this or other services or aids to participate in the event, please contact Loretta Jurnak at 301.897.7481. Taking these steps will help us have sufficient time to best meet your needs.

For more information, please visit or call 240.777.6480.

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