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Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale

The Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale is being held from April 25 to 26, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Learn more.

Michael R. Beichler, Bureau Chief
111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 225
Towson, Maryland 21204

Administrative Phone Number: 410-887-3188
Customer Service Phone Number: 410-887-2000
Fax: 410-887-2931

The Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management is responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste; the promotion of waste prevention, recycling and resource recovery; and the monitoring and maintenance of disposal sites, including the Eastern Sanitary Landfill, in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Learn more about the history, goals and responsibilities of the Bureau of Solid Waste Management.

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Residential Collection: Trash, Recycling and Yard Materials

Drop-off Facilities

 Materials Accepted for Recycling

Holiday and Weather - Related Closings

Bureau News and Publications

Waste Prevention - Reduce and Reuse

The Bureau also has a long-running Internship Program.

If you have any questions, please call 410-887-2000 or email

Revised March 31, 2015

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