January 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Yuletide Joy Becomes a Garden Cover

Christmas is over. It’s time to turn your tree into mulch.

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ho- Ho- How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Montgomery County

It’s time for Montgomery County residents to recycle their Christmas trees! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection accepts Christmas trees throughout the year in the curbside yard trim collection. However, the department will not accept artificial trees or trees with root balls in the yard trim collection. So, now that Christmas is over, make sure […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Transfer Station (PHOTOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters battled a fire involving a piece of equipment known as the, “Beast,” at the Transfer Station on Frederick Road in Derwood on Friday morning. The horizontal grinder and mulching machine caught on fire as workers were recycling Christmas trees. The fire extended to the debris. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete […]

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