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Trash and Recycling Collection Normal, Drop-off Facilities Open

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, January 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Health department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual.
 
Trash and recyclables will be collected according to the normal schedule. The County’s trash and recycling drop-off facilities will be open. Residents can log onto the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website for more information about recycling and trash collection, including schedules and drop-off center locations and hours. Residents may also call the Bureau of Solid Waste Management at 410-887-2000.
 
Collection schedules are also available on the County’s BaltCoGo app, available on mobile phones.


Separate Collections Will Resume in April 2020

The separate collection of yard materials (for Baltimore County residents with “Y” days on their collection schedules) will be halted for the winter in December and will resume in April 2020.

The date of the last 2019 “Y” day varies among County collection schedules. Residents must refer to their particular schedule for details (the final “Y” day will occur within the first two weeks of December).

Please note that after the last “Y” day occurs on a particular schedule, yard materials can be placed out with trash on a scheduled trash collection day. Residents with no “Y” days on their schedule should continue to place yard materials out with trash on scheduled trash collection days.

Residents may view their trash and recycling collection schedule on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website. Collection schedules can also be obtained by calling 410-887-2000, or by downloading the County’s BaltCoGo app, for use on mobile phones. The app is offered free of charge to Android and iPhone users and is available on the Google Play and Apple app stores.

Baltimore County residents are reminded that raking or blowing leaves into the gutter or street is illegal.


To ensure collection, trees must be set out no later than January 19

The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, January 14, 2019. Because Christmas tree collection dates will vary from place to place, residents must have trees set out no later than Saturday, January 19 to ensure collection.

Residents must place trees out for pick-up at the same location where they would normally place trash and recycling for collection.

In addition, residents must follow these rules when placing their Christmas trees out to be recycled:

·        Only set out live (not artificial) trees.

·        Set out the tree only (no lights, decorations, tinsel, bags, tree stands, etc.).

Baltimore County residents who live in an apartment or condominium should follow their property manager’s rules when recycling their Christmas trees.

Residents with questions may visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management website or call 410-887-2000.


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017