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Baltimore County to hold public hearing on amendment to solid waste management plan

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works is proposing an amendment to the County’s Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan regarding the availability of recycling in office buildings 150,000 square feet or larger (approximately 20 in the County). For community input, a web-based public hearing will be held in cooperation with the County Planning Board. The hearing is tentatively …


Business, Politics

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …


Baltimore County offices, facilities to be closed for Labor Day holiday on September 7

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, September 7, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Health Department COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters will be free on the holiday. The …

Baltimore County secures new market agreement to recycle glass

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Thursday announced the Department of Public Works – Bureau of Solid Waste Management has started a new glass recycling program in partnership with Cap Glass, Inc. of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Under the new 10-year agreement, the county will deliver glass from the Cockeysville Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) to the Cap Glass facility in Baltimore City. Cap …

Baltimore County: no trash collection on Independence Day, drop-off centers closed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Saturday, July 4, trash collection will not occur in Baltimore County, and all three trash and recycling drop-off centers will be closed. Residents with Saturday trash collection should hold their material until their next scheduled trash collection day. Collection schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also be requested by …

No trash, recycling collection on Memorial Day; drop-off centers closed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County government trash, recycling, or yard materials collection will be adjusted on Monday, May 25, 2020 in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. Residents should consult their particular collection schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday. Schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and …

Eastern Sanitary Landfill to reopen, yard waste collection to resume

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that yard waste collection will resume and residential Drop-Off Centers will reopen. “We know these services are important to our residents, and we feel confident that we can safely resume them with appropriate social distancing measures in place,” Olszewski said. “I’m grateful to our trash haulers for their service, and I’m …

Baltimore County residents urged to tightly bag, secure trash

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, Baltimore County officials are asking residents to tightly bag their trash. Officials say this will aid in trash removal and keep trash collectors from brushing up against any discarded items that may have come into contact with COVID-19. Residents are asked not to place open or broken bags …