As July 4 approaches, you are probably thinking about cooking out with family and neighbors and watching beautiful fireworks bursting in the night sky. July 4th celebrations can be a lot of fun. But you can also make your July 4th celebration more eco-friendly with a few simple tips:
Don’t let your beautiful Christmas tree end up buried with the ugly trash. Take your Christmas tree to a “mulch” better place. Recycle your Christmas tree with the annual “Grinding of the Greens” sponsored by Sumter County Keep America Beautiful, Clemson Extension Service, Sumter County Public Works, and City of Sumter Public Services.
The Sumter County Convenience/Recycling Centers and the Sumter County Landfill will be closed, Thursday, 13 February due to the inclement weather. Please keep checking back for opening hours for Friday. For more information contact Sumter County Public Works at 436-2241.
The holiday season has arrived and so has the abundance of trash that will be generated. Did you know that Americans throw away more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than any other time of the year? Small changes in the way we generate our holiday trash can have a big impact on the environment. Here are some suggestions for the holidays: