Residential yard debris disposal add-on permits are now on sale

Residential yard debris disposal add-on permits are now on sale

Hagerstown, MD (July 18, 2011): Recently approved by the Board of County Commissioners, the residential yard debris disposal add-on permits are now on sale at the Forty West Landfill. Yard debris permits are only available to holders of a standard, senior citizen, or Disabled American Veteran residential permit.
Yard Debris Permit Details
* Cost $15
* Covers unlimited yard debris disposal from the permit holder's residence only
* Valid through June 30, 2012
How to Obtain a Permit
Residential permit sales are conducted Monday through Saturday from 8am to 2:30pm at the Forty West Landfill public use area. The address is 12630 Earth Care Road in Hagerstown. Only cash or check payment methods are accepted.
Yard Debris Guidelines
Customers are reminded that yard debris consists of brush, grass clippings, leaves, tree trimmings less than four inches in diameter, and related materials.
Yard debris does NOT include the following items:
* Soil or rock
* Wooden or metal fencing or structures
* Treated lumber
* Decorative block or other hardscape items
* Yard furniture or other similar materials
Questions can be directed to the Washington County Solid Waste Department office at 240-313-2790.