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To ensure collection, trees must be set out no later than January 19

The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, January 14, 2019. Because Christmas tree collection dates will vary from place to place, residents must have trees set out no later than Saturday, January 19 to ensure collection.

Residents must place trees out for pick-up at the same location where they would normally place trash and recycling for collection.

In addition, residents must follow these rules when placing their Christmas trees out to be recycled:

·        Only set out live (not artificial) trees.

·        Set out the tree only (no lights, decorations, tinsel, bags, tree stands, etc.).

Baltimore County residents who live in an apartment or condominium should follow their property manager’s rules when recycling their Christmas trees.

Residents with questions may visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management website or call 410-887-2000.


To ensure collection, trees must be set out no later than January 19

The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, January 14, 2019. Because Christmas tree collection dates will vary from place to place, residents must have trees set out no later than Saturday, January 19 to ensure collection.

Residents should place trees out for pick-up at the same location where they would normally place trash and recycling for collection.

In addition, residents must follow these rules when placing their Christmas trees out to be recycled:

·        Only set out live (not artificial) trees.

·        Set out the tree only (no lights, decorations, tinsel, bags, tree stands, etc.).

Baltimore County collectors will pick up Christmas trees in standard trash/recycling trucks, and deliver them to County facilities to be chipped and later used as mulch. Baltimore County residents who live in an apartment or condominium should follow their property manager’s rules when recycling their Christmas trees.

Residents who wish to drop off Christmas trees themselves may do so starting Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Christmas trees (no lights, decorations, tinsel, bags, tree stands, etc.) may be taken to any one of the County’s three drop-off locations.

For directions to the County’s drop-off centers, residents may visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management website or call 410-887-2000.


Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, and Tuesday, January 1, in recognition of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. 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 Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but are open on New Year’s Eve until 5:30 p.m. Parking meters are free on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day, but must be fed on New Year’s Eve. The courts are closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but are open on New Year’s Eve.

No trash or recycling collection on Christmas and New Year’s Days and drop-off centers will be closed; collections will occur on Monday, December 24

Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the last week of December and the first week of January, because more material must be collected in fewer collection days. If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, the materials should be left out until collection occurs.

Trash and recycling drop-off facilities, including the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, and Tuesday, January 1. The drop-off centers will be open on December 24. All three drop-off facilities will be open with regular operating hours on December 31.

Collection schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also 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