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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Collection Connection: Trash, Recycling and Yard Materials

The Collection Division is responsible for the collection of residential trash, single stream recyclables and yard materials in Baltimore County. This division oversees the County's 39 private trash and recycling collectors.

Collection Issues

  • View and download your collection schedule online
  • Learn why your materials may not have been collected
  • Submit a request or complaint about your trash or recycling collection, or call 410-887-2000 (residents of multi-family dwellings should contact their property manager directly)
  • Learn how blocked alleys can affect trash and recycling collection
  • Find out if a holiday affects your collection (consult your schedule to find out if an alternate collection is provided)
  • Read the Bureau's inclement weather policy and find out if County collection is currently affected by the weather

Collection Guidance and Regulations

Baltimore City Collection?

The forms and information on this page apply to Baltimore County properties only! Baltimore City is not part of Baltimore County. For information about collection in Baltimore City, please call 443-263-2220.

Revised June 11, 2020         
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