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Calendar of Events

January 10th - National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

February 2 - World Wetlands Day

February 23rd (Fourth Friday in February) - National Skip the Straw Day

March 23 - Lights Off Earth Hour from 8:30p - 9:30p

April 22 - Earth Day 

April 26th - Arbor Day

May 5th - May 11th - International Compost Awareness Week. 

May 25th - National Brown Bag It Day. Skip the Plastic Bag!

May 29th - National Learn About Composting Day

June 8 - World Ocean's Day

June 17 (Week of June 17th) - Waste and Recycling Worker's Week

July - Plastic Free July

September (Third Saturday in September) - National Cleanup Day

September 27th - National Crush a Can Day

October 1st - Talkin' Trash Program Begins

October 5th - Energy Efficiency Day

October (Third Week in October) - Waste Reduction Week

October 21st - World Energy Saving Day

November 15 - America Recycles Day

December 26 - January 26 - Grinding of the Greens. The Horry County Solid Waste Authority encourages you to take one extra step to make the holidays green and bright, RECYCLE your natural Christmas tree after the season. Simply remove all lights, decorations (including tinsel) and the tree stand. Then, bring your tree to a designated area to be chipped and RECYCLED into FREE landscaping mulch. The mulch will be available to all citizens while supplies last. Bring your own container to collect the mulch. No wreaths, please. Contact (843)347-1651 for more details.

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The Horry County Solid Waste Authority offers facility tours of the Landfill, Material Recycling Facility and Recycling & Convenience Center to individuals and groups. These FREE tours are offered Monday through Friday at our location on Highway 90, outside of Conway. Please call 843-347-1651 to schedule a tour or obtain more information.