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County Highlights Safety in Celebration of National Garbage Man Day

National Garbage Man Day

By Roger LeBlanc, Prince William County Solid Waste Division Prince William County will be celebrating National Garbage Man Day and National Safety Month during the week of June 17, with a focus on recognition and worker safety. The solid waste management industry and trash collectors work long and hard hours to keep our county clean and our environment green. Trash …

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County Collects Tattered Flags for Ceremonial Retirement

Provided by Roger LeBlanc, Prince William County Solid Waste Division Flag Day is celebrated in the United States on June 14 to mark the anniversary of the adopting “the Stars and Stripes” as the nation’s official flag. County residents have the opportunity to observe the holiday by retiring old or tattered American flags at the Prince William County Landfill any …

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Spring Confidential Document Shred on May 5

Provided by Prince William County Public Works The Prince William County Solid Waste Division will hold a free document shred event for Prince William area residents on Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at two locations: Prince William County Landfill, 14811 Dumfries Road, Manassas and Balls Ford Road Yard Waste Compost Facility, 13000 Balls Ford …

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Balls Ford Road Fire and Composting Facility

Provided by Prince William County Due to a fire, the Prince William County Balls Ford Road Yard Waste Composting Facility, 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas, will be closed until further notice. An assessment of the facility’s operating status will be made on a daily basis. During this time, residents can deliver trash, recyclables, and yard trimmings to the Prince William …

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What to Do with the Christmas Tree

Provided by Prince William County ​Prince William County Solid Waste Division suggests people recycle their trees by taking them to one of four locations across the county. Prince William County Landfill – 14811 Dumfries Rd., Monday through Saturday, 6:00 a. m. to 6:00 p..m. and Sunday, 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m., The facility will be closed Jan. 1. …

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Recycle Your Holiday Greenery

Provided by Prince William County Department of Public Works After all the holiday greenery has lost its luster, make it green again! Give your Christmas tree, wreath and other cut greenery another life as compost, mulch or habitat. Simply remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsel, nails and the tree stand and take the greenery to one of locations listed below to …

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What To Do With All Those Leaves

Provided by Prince William County The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, and people pull out their rakes and spend time picking up leaves. While it’s tempting to push the leaves down the storm drains and be done with it, this can cause serious problems. Clay Morris, an engineer with Prince William County’s Public Works Department, said …

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Learn How Landfill Gases Are Converted to Energy at Prince William County Landfill

Provided by Fortistar While landfills are the third-largest source of human-related methane emissions in the United States, they also offer an incredible opportunity to capture and convert this potent greenhouse gas to clean renewable energy. To see and learn first-hand how this is done, the public and media are invited to tour a renewable landfill gas to energy (LFG) plant …

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Fall Confidential Document Shred on October 28

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Solid Waste Division will hold a free document shred event for Prince William area residents on Saturday, October 28 from 9:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at two locations: Prince William County Landfill, 14811 Dumfries Road, Manassas and Balls Ford Road Yard Waste Compost Facility, 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas. …

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Prince William to Celebrate America Recycles Day

Provided by Prince William County Prince William Recycles Day will be held at the Prince William County Landfill on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. For over a decade, Prince William County Solid Waste Division has been hosting Prince William Recycles Day in conjunction with America Recycles Day. The annual event has grown to …

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