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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.

Solid Waste Management

Michael R. Beichler, Bureau Chief

Submit a Request or Complaint

Submit a service request or complaint to the Bureau of Solid Waste online. We'll investigate your concern and contact you soon.

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.

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Residential Collection: Trash, Recycling and Yard Materials

Drop-off Facilities

 Materials Accepted for Recycling

Holiday- and Weather-Related Closings

  • Find out if a holiday affects your collection (consult your schedule to find out if an alternate collection is provided).
  • Read the Solid Waste Management inclement weather policy and check for updates.

Bureau News and Publications

Waste Prevention - Reduce and Reuse

The Bureau also has a long-running Internship Program.

Contact Information

111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 225
Towson, Maryland 21204

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

Revised June 11, 2020         


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