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Francis Scott Key Bridge Incident Updates

2024 Online Sale

To help enable residents to participate in the sustainable practices of home composting and rainwater reuse, Baltimore County will be hosting an online pre-order sale for compost bins and rain barrels. The sale is not limited to Baltimore County residents.

View the Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale information in Spanish.

Order Online

Residents will be able to order products online from Friday, March 1 through Friday, April 12. The following prices include tax:

  • Compost bins—$55 each
  • Rain barrels—$65 each

Order Pickup

Please bring receipt of purchase with you when picking up your order. All orders must be picked up on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from the following distribution location: 

Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)—Essex Campus
7201 Rossville Boulevard, Lot 7
Baltimore Maryland 21237

Notification of Future Events

Subscribers to the Bureau of Solid Waste Management's email list will be notified of future compost bin and rain barrel sales. Email to subscribe. Residents subscribed to the list will also receive the Bureau's monthly e-newsletter, The Resource.

About Reusing Rainwater

Collecting and reusing rainwater is a great way to help the environment and your garden because rainwater is free from chlorine and other water treatment chemicals. Using a rain barrel reduces water pollution that can at times be caused by stormwater runoff.

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Contact Us

Bureau of Solid Waste Management

111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Room 211
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.






Nicholas Rodricks


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