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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 …


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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 …

DPW takes steps to protect public health during COVID-19 pandemic, Loch Raven Drive to remain open

BALTIMORE, MD—During the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (which also handles drinking water for Baltimore County) has taken steps to: Ensure the continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water Protect the health and safety of our employees Continue DPW’s essential services DPW officials say their water filtration and disinfection process and testing procedures ensure that …

Baltimore County offices to be closed for Presidents Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in recognition of Presidents Day. Health department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. Trash and recyclables …

Baltimore County offices to be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, January 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Health department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual. Trash …