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Recyclable Commodities

Baltimore County operates a single-stream materials recovery facility (MRF) at 10275 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030. The facility processes:

  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Plastic variants
  • Steel cans

The County markets recovered recyclable material on a monthly basis. We accept bids for the next month’s materials approximately 10 working days prior to the end of the current month. Bids are due four days prior to the last working day before the end of the month (the schedule may change for holidays). The County will email pricing requests to vendors who have purchased or expressed interest in purchasing recyclable commodities. Pricing requests will also be posted on this webpage.

Email RecyclingBids@baltimorecountymd.gov to add your company to our monthly solicitation emails.

Submit Your Bid!

Bidding is now open! Email RecyclingBids@baltimorecountymd.gov for help on starting the bidding process. Prior to submitting your bid, please review the solicitation document below for each material you bid on and Attachments A, B and C (PDF) We are accepting bids from Thursday, January 16, 2020 until Friday, January 24, 2020 at noon. The following links are PDFs that open to a new window.

Commodity: Aluminum

Details: Aluminum bid language and specifications

Commodity: Mixed Paper

Details: Mixed paper bid language and specifications

Commodity: OCC

Details: OCC bid language and specifications

Commodity: Plastic Variants

Details: Plastic bid language and specifications

Commodity: Steel Cans

Details: Steel cans bid language and specifications

Quality Tests

The next quality test will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10 a.m.  If you are interested in observing, please email RecyclingBids@baltimorecountymd.gov to coordinate a visit. The next bid period starts on Thursday, February 13, 2020 and ends Friday, February 21, 2020 at noon.

 
Revised January 16, 2020         

 

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