Upcoming City Events

October Cleanup Saturdays and Shredding Event

October 2*, 16 & 23, 2021 Department of Public Works, 9217 51st Ave. 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The City of College Park Public Works facility will be open for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, white goods, electronics, brush, and yard trim. You must be a resident of the City of College Park and bring proof of City residency in order to participate. Bulk trash brought on cleanup days does not count toward bulk trash limits, nor are any fees applied for appliances, televisions, or monitors. There is a $4 fee for all tires.

PUBLIC WORKS DOES NOT ACCEPT: Brick, concrete, rock, propane tanks, hazardous materials such as automotive batteries, ammunition, automotive fluids/fuels, cleaning agents, cooking oil, mercury, insecticide/herbicide, fertilizer, oil-based paints, pool chemicals, photographic chemicals, roof shingles, smoke detectors, solvents, sealants, varnishes and stains.

Items for purchase: You don’t need to be a resident to purchase any of the products except yard waste carts. Check the website for latest information regarding availability. • Rain Barrels $72, limited number available • Compost Bins $20 resident, $40 nonresident • Yard Waste Carts $25, residency required • GAT traps $50, limited number available • Smartleaf Compost $28 a cubic yard (check website for availability) • Wood Mulch $12 a cubic yard

DURING CLEAN-UP DAYS, THE FOLLOWING WILL BE COLLECTED: • Household batteries for recycling. This includes rechargeable batteries such as Li-Ion, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, Ni-Zn; Single-use alkaline batteries such as AA, AAA, 9V, C, D button cell, and lithium primary. No damaged batteries; no automotive batteries. • Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes – must be intact. Includes U-shaped or circular fluorescent lamps, High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps, Ultraviolet (UV) lamps, Incandescent Bulbs, Halogen or Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL’s). • Block Styrofoam for recycling (coolers and large blocks of packing material). No packing peanuts, cups or plates.

By participating in this event, you acknowledge and assume all risks and liabilities including possible exposure to illnesses, including but not limited to COVID-19. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged.

Document Shredding - One Day Only

October 2*, 2021 | Public Works, 9217 51st Ave. |

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Onsite document shredding services will be available to City of College Park residents on Saturday, October 2, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring your old tax records, medical paperwork, and any other confidential information to be shredded while you wait. All paper will be recycled. You must be a resident of the City of College Park and bring proof of residency to participate.

Public Safety Community Meetings

Every 2nd Monday of the Month at 7:30 p.m.


September 13 Topic: Emergency Preparedness Month

Participate in a preparedness quiz and win a personal preparedness kit. Sponsored by the Prince George's County Office of Emergency Preparedness.

College Park Day - Cancelled

We regret to inform that the 2021 College Park Day event has been cancelled. We hope to see everyone next year in 2022.