Maryland Blogger: City of Gaithersburg Composting Program

City of Gaithersburg Composting Program

City of Gaithersburg Composting Program

 

The City of Gaithersburg encourages residents to take advantage of its composting program by bringing their fruit and vegetable scraps and coffee grinds to the city's composting site. Help support the environment by recycling your organic waste!
 
o    Fruit and vegetable scraps
o    Eggshells
o    Coffee grinds and filters
o    Tea bags
o    Nut shells
 
Drop off your compost Monday - Friday, 7 AM - 4 PM at:
 
City of Gaithersburg
Public Works
800 Rabbitt Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Learn more about the benefits of composting here.
 
For more information about Gaithersburg's program, contact recycle@gaithersburgmd.gov 301-258-6370
 
This is a City of Gaithersburg announcement.

 

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Dahlias, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5502
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

Comment balloon 11 commentsRoy Kelley • November 23 2018 03:50PM

Comments

Good morning Roy. Chicago could definitely use a program like this. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 6 months ago

Good morning Roy.  What an environmentally responsible program.  I wish my city and/or county would do this.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 6 months ago

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Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

Roy,

We had a gigantic composter when we lived in Los Angeles.  Our gardener used to put all the cuttings from the grass (3 lawns) and other plant materials.  We added the veggies, the egg shells,, etc.  In the time we lived there we transformed hard clay soil into black dirt.  Everything thrived.  Here is Santa Barbara, there is a program too.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 6 months ago

Roy, what a great benefit for those residents of Gaithersburg, and hope many take advantage of this!

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) 6 months ago

what a great idea - I don't put egg shells down the garbage disposal any more - what happens to the compost - do they use it for the county or give it back to residents? 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA, (Keller Williams Capital Properties) 6 months ago

There have been reports in the news that is not being recycled by some recyclers. However, Montgomery County, Maryland recycles glass and will continue to recycle glass bottles and jars as part of its’ comprehensive recycling program.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

This reminds me to start my coffee grounds pile. It will make my garden rich by spring.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 6 months ago

Thanks so much for your comments. Have an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

Always nice to see that others are composting too!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) 6 months ago

Hello Roy,  I am not sure that be have this kind of recycling here but we should.

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) 6 months ago

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