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MDE Workgroup Meets with Maryland Port Administration

MDE Announces winners of 2018 "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest

The 17th Annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest was held on November 30 at the Maryland Department of Environment with top prizes going to students from Carroll County, Harford County, Baltimore County, and Garrett County. 

A Peek into Harford County Public Schools' Recycling Program

Harford County Public Schools Resource Conservation Manager Andrew Cassilly provides a fun and informative overview of HCPS' recycling program including how HCPS has partnered with the County and local vendors.

p.s. Can you guess what is the most unusual thing collected at Harford's Waste & Disposal Center?


2019 MRN/SWANA-MA Conference Set for Tuesday, June 11

Mark you calendars for the 2019 MRN/SWANA-MA Conference which will be held at the BWI Marriott on Tuesday, June 11. We will begin program planning teleconferences in early November. If you have some ideas about topics or speakers and/or would like to participate on the calls, please let us know by reply to this email. Thank you!

Executive Order re Recycling Metrics: Recommendations from MDE

At the request of MD Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Department of the Environment has produced a preliminary set of recommendations in response to the Governor's Executive Order EO 01.01.2017.13. This order called for a broad re-assessment of the overall goals, metrics and actions required to minimize waste and maximize resource recovery in the state along with a greater emphasis on partnerships and voluntary standards.