Sign Sweep cleans up County right-of-ways

July 11, 2014
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On Wednesday, July 9th, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection participated in a “Sign Sweep” to remove election and other signs from the County right-of-ways. 

The Sweep team — about 60 colleagues from the Departments of Environmental Protection, Housing and Community Affairs, Permitting Services, and Transportation — gathered in the morning for instructions.

Teams then split up according to their assignments, and set to work.

The group collected roughly 2,000 signs from County right-of-way areas, and delivered them to the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station. They sorted the signs by material, and recycled what they could.

Read the rest of this blog and see more photos by visiting the Division of Solid Waste Services’ blog. 



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