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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.

Recyclable Commodities

Baltimore County operates a single-stream materials recovery facility (MRF) at 10275 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030. The facility processes:

  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Plastic variants
  • Steel cans

The County markets recovered recyclable material on a monthly basis. We accept bids for the next month’s materials approximately 10 working days prior to the end of the current month. Bids are due four days prior to the last working day before the end of the month (the schedule may change for holidays). The County will email pricing requests to vendors who have purchased or expressed interest in purchasing recyclable commodities. Pricing requests will also be posted on this page.

Email to add your company to our monthly solicitation emails.

Submit Your Bid

Bidding is now open. Email for help with starting the bidding process. Prior to submitting your bid, review the solicitation document below for each material you bid on and Attachments A, B and C (PDF). Bids will be accepted through Friday, October 23, at noon. The following links are PDFs that open a new window.

Commodity: Aluminum

Details: Aluminum bid language and specifications

Commodity: Mixed Paper

Details: Mixed paper bid language and specifications

Commodity: OCC

Details: OCC bid language and specifications

Commodity: Plastic Variants

Details: Plastic bid language and specifications

Commodity: Steel Cans

Details: Steel cans bid language and specifications

Quality Tests

The next quality test will be held on Tuesday, November 10, at 10 a.m. If you are interested in observing, email to coordinate a visit. The next bid period is scheduled to start on Thursday, November 12, with bids due on Friday, November 20, at noon.

Revised October 15, 2020         


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