Recycling and Waste Prevention
The Recycling Division is responsible for promoting recycling and waste prevention (reduction and reuse).
Baltimore County's only active landfill, Eastern Sanitary Landfill, is already half full. We can preserve the life of the County's landfill by reducing our waste and recycling as much as possible.
- Single Stream Recycling Program
A look at the County's Single Stream Recycling Collection program. How and what to recycle.
- Multi-Family Single Stream Recycling Information
Resources and information for residents and property managers.
- Recycle Beyond Your Home
Learn what other materials you can recycle at the County's three drop-off facilities. See an alphabetical list (PDF) of the more commonly accepted materials at each drop-off facility and general rules regarding taking materials to these facilities.
- Collection Connection
View/download your collection schedule and or guide, report an issue with your collection schedule and more.
- Donate Don't Dump Program
The County has partnered with The Loading Dock to get the most out of building materials.
- Electronics Recycling Information
Recycle your unwanted electronics at the County's three drop-off centers.
- Join Our E-Mail Group
Sign up to receive notice of when a new issue of The Re-Source is available for viewing/downloading.
- Managing Organic Materials at Home
Information about handling your yard and food materials at home.
- Waste Prevention
Decreasing the amount of waste you produce.
- Publications and Downloads
View/download materials on reuse, recycling, composting and much more.
- Internship Program
Details related to the Bureau's internship program.
- Kid's Pages
Activity sheets, puzzles, and many fun and informative facts about recycling for the younger crowd.
- Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan
View the County's 10 year solid waste management plan.
Revised May 2, 2013