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Recycling and Waste Prevention

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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 more than 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 Collection

  • Learn what items are accepted for recycling in the single stream program.
  • Find information about "curbside" recycling collection, including collection schedules, set-out rules and troubleshooting assistance (residents of apartments and condominiums should contact their property manager directly for recycling set-out instructions).
  • Find answers to frequently asked questions about the single stream program.

Recycling at Drop-Off Facilities

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Revised July 24, 2018         


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