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Olszewski strengthens environmental standards for new Baltimore County buildings

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday issued an Executive Order requiring all newly constructed Baltimore County facilities or major renovations to be completed to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver standard or higher. Requiring LEED Silver standards will ensure future construction and renovation projects incorporate sustainable elements that will generate lower costs …


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Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31. Modified …


Olszewski names Christmas Eve 2020 county holiday, Baltimore County offices closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. County parking meters are free on both days. Modified Baltimore County COVID-19 Testing Schedule Due …

Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Health Department COVID-19 testing sites and CountyRide van service, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Thursday, November 26. County parking meters are free on the holiday. Due to the …

Baltimore County announces new renewable energy conversion of methane gas at Eastern Sanitary Landfill

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County on Monday announced it has entered a new agreement with Energy Power Partners (EPP), a clean power-focused firm to participate in a landfill gas-to-energy system at the County’s Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh. The two-phase project is the first large-scale renewable energy venture in Baltimore County’s history. “Climate change poses one of the most significant …

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 Residential Drop-Off Centers to be closed to public

TOWSON, MD—Officials have announced that, beginning Thursday April 2, 2020, Baltimore County’s Residential Drop-Off Centers will be closed to the public until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.‬ The following sites will remain open only for commercial haulers with accounts.‬ Eastern Sanitary Landfill, 6259 Days Cove Road, 21162‬ Central Acceptance Facility, 201 West Warren Road, 21030‬ Western Acceptance Facility, …

County will not collect trash, recycling on Christmas, New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular 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 may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000. Additionally, schedules are available via the BaltCoGo …