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From restoring our watersheds to expanding our tree canopy and preserving rural lands, Baltimore County prides itself on its commitment to environmental stewardship. Find resources to help you reduce your environmental impact as well as volunteer opportunities and local environmental updates.

News and Updates

  • Bring Your Own Bag Law—Effective November 1, 2023, Baltimore County prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic checkout bags at the point of sale in order to reduce the significant negative impact of plastic bag litter in our communities, waterways and at the County’s recycling processing plant. 

  • Subscribe to "The Resource" Newsletter—The Resource is Baltimore County's solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling and refuse disposal monthly e-newsletter.

  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning and Implementation—Learn about planning efforts to develop plans to improve Baltimore County's transportation system for pedestrian and bicycle use. A committee of local citizens, elected officials and government staff is creating a blueprint for constructing pedestrian and bicycle facilities over the next 20 years.

  • Follow the Clean Green Baltimore County Facebook page, which publishes tips, news and information for residents, businesses and organizations looking to improve their environmental protection and sustainability efforts.

Get Involved, Get Outdoors

County parks and nature centers offer year-round opportunities to enjoy and learn about the great outdoors, wildlife and the environment.

Discover educational programs, events and volunteer opportunities to help reduce pollution and improve water quality in the Baltimore region. Check out the workshops, tree plantings, litter cleanups, trail maintenance and other events hosted and promoted by these local organizations: 

You can participate in the Clean Green effort by planting trees, participating in community cleanups, recycling, switching to renewable energy and more. 

Additional Resources

Learn more about the following topics from local resources.

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Contact Us

Clean Green Baltimore County

County Office Building
111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Room 305
Towson, Maryland 21204

Director

Horacio Tablada