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The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Waste Management Program

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Jerry Siewierski, Program Manager
Phone: 410-887-3745

The Waste Management Program is responsible for solid and hazardous waste recycling and disposal, as well as:

  • Reviewing permit applications for razings (building demolition), interior alterations and open burnings
  • Regulating local trash haulers, recycling facilities and landfills
  • Responding to citizen inquiries related to the handling and proper disposal of asbestos containing materials (ACM) and special wastes


Learn more about the following:

  • Asbestos Containing Materials (PDF)—View a list of contractors licensed by the Maryland Department of the Environment to test and remove ACM.
  • Disposal of Special Waste Materials (PDF)—Obtain an application for the disposal of special waste materials (petroleum contaminated soils, asbestos containing materials and commercial food products).
  • Household Hazardous Waste—Review information regarding the proper handling and disposal of unwanted batteries, paints, medicines and household chemical wastes. Note: This program is managed by the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste.
Revised September 23, 2019         


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