Habitat for Humanity collects at landfill

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July 05, 2011

WESTMINSTER — Carroll County's Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste, announced this week that Habitat for Humanity will open a ReStore unit at the Northern Landfill Recycling Center in Westminster.

ReStore is a nonprofit retail organization that resells new and used building materials, home furnishings and appliances to the public.

ReStore sells donated goods to raise funds to build or renovate affordable housing for families in need.

Donations gathered at the landfill will be taken to the ReStore Home Improvement Center in Frederick.

The facility will be working Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley, which already has a collection operation at the landfill.

The center will collect items such as Cabinets, Lumber (plywood/siding/trim), Doors and garage doors, Drywall, Electrical fixtures/parts/hardware, Flooring-, Paint (new containers only), Plumbing fixtures, Roofing and Windows.

Hours of operation for the Northern Landfill and Recycling Center, 1400 Baltimore Blvd. (Route 140), Westminster, are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. For details, call 410-386-2035.

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