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Look for "Seasons Greetings" Bags and Messages

Baltimore County is making local shopping easier this holiday season with two hours of free metered and pay station parking.

Parking will be free at over 1,500 meters and pay stations throughout Baltimore County Thanksgiving weekend, November 28 to December 1. There also will be free parking from December 21 to December 25.

In a video released today, County Executive Johnny Olszewski is encouraging residents to take advantage of local shopping.

“Our neighborhood businesses help support our local economy and we encourage everyone to get out and shop local on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and throughout the holiday season,” said Olszewski.

Meters will be decorated with red “Seasons Greetings” bags and parking stations will display “Seasons Greetings” messages in Arbutus, Catonsville, Dundalk, Essex, Overlea, Pikesville, Parkville, Stoneleigh, and Towson.


No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on Thanksgiving Day

Baltimore County government offices and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Health Department clinics and senior centers will also be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate.

All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday and parking meters will be free on the holiday. County offices and facilities will operate with normal schedules for the remainder of the weekend.

Drop-Off Centers Closed

Baltimore County trash and recycling drop-off facilities, including Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, will be closed on Thursday, November 28. All three drop-off facilities will be open with regular operating hours on Wednesday, November 27, and Friday, November 29.

View Your Collection Schedule

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

The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County 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.

Additionally, schedules are available on the County’s BaltCoGo app, for use on mobile phones. The app is offered free of charge to Android and iPhone users and may be downloaded from their respective app stores.


No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on Thanksgiving Day; Drop-Off Centers Closed

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday and Health Department clinics and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday and parking meters are free on the holiday. The courts are closed on Friday, but County offices are open on Friday and facilities will operate with normal schedules for the remainder of the weekend.

No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on Thanksgiving Day; Drop-off Centers Closed

Baltimore County trash and recycling drop-off facilities, including the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and there will be no collection on that day. County offices and all three drop-off facilities will be open with regular operating hours on Wednesday, November 21, and Friday, November 23.

The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular collection schedule to see when they should set out trash, recycling, and yard materials.

Collection schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may be requested by calling 410-887-2000. Collection schedules are also available on the County’s new BaltCoGo app, available on mobile phones. The app is offered free of charge to Android and iPhone users and may be downloaded from their respective app stores. 


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017