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All Collections and Drop-Off Centers will Operate Normally on July 3

On Saturday, July 4, trash collection will not occur in Baltimore County, and all three trash and recycling drop-off centers will be closed. Residents with Saturday trash collection should hold their material until their next scheduled trash collection day.

Collection schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000. Schedules are also available on the County’s BaltCoGo mobile app.

On Friday, July 3, all scheduled collections will be running normally and all drop-off centers will be open with normal operating hours; however, the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s customer service line will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the week following Independence Day. If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, materials should be left out until collection occurs.

Drop-off facilities will reopen on Monday, July 6.

For more information, residents may visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website or call 410-887-2000.


Collections May Occur Later than Usual During the Week Following Memorial Day

Baltimore County government trash, recycling or yard materials collection will be adjusted on Monday, May 25, 2020 in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. 

Residents should consult their particular collection schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday. Schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000.

Schedules are also available on the County’s BaltCoGo mobile app, which is offered free of charge to Android and iPhone users.

Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the week following Memorial Day. 

If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, materials should be left out until collection occurs.

Drop-Off Centers

Trash and recycling drop-off centers will be closed on Monday, May 25. Drop-off centers will be open with normal hours on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23. 

Drop-off facilities (and the trash and recycling customer service line) will reopen on Tuesday, May 26.

More Information

For more information, residents should visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website or call 410-887-2000.


To Ensure Collection, Trees Must Be Set Out No Later Than January 18 

The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. Because Christmas tree collection dates will vary from place to place, residents must have trees set out no later than Saturday, January 18 to ensure collection.

Pick-Up Requirements

Residents should 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 collectors will pick up Christmas trees in standard trash and recycling trucks, and deliver them to County facilities to be chipped and later used as mulch. Baltimore County residents who live in an apartment or condominium should follow their property manager’s rules when recycling their Christmas trees.

Drop-Off Locations

Residents who wish to drop off Christmas trees themselves may do so starting Thursday, December 26, 2019. Christmas trees (no lights, decorations, tinsel, bags, tree stands, etc.) may be taken to any one of the County’s three drop-off locations.

For directions to the County’s drop-off centers, residents may visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management website or call 410-887-2000.


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017