Charles County to Initiate Debris Removal Program for Hurricane Isabel Victims


Staff member
The Charles County Commissioners announce that they will institute a
debris removal progam for citizens in areas affected by Hurricane
Isabel. Beginning Satuday, September 20, 2003, citizens may bring
"green" debris only, which includes trees, limbs, shrubs, bushes,
leaves, and similar yard waste, free of charge, to the burn site on
Piney Church Road, Waldorf, Maryland. No plastic trash bags will be
accepted. The site will operate Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free curbside pickup of green debris in hurricane-affected areas will
begin Monday, September 22, 2003. Citizens are to bring green debris
only to the County right-of-way where it will be picked up for disposal.
Citizens should realize that it will take about one month for the
completion of one round of pickup throughout the County due to the
extensive area of hurricane damage.

Wooden debris only, including hurricane-damaged bulkheads, piers, or
decks, can be brought to the Breeze Farm Recycling Center, Route 254,
Cobb Island beginning Monday, Sepetember 22, 2003. Hours of operation
will be Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more information, call the Department of Public Facilities at