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Baltimore County offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday, late-week trash collection schedules to ‘slide’

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health and Human Services clinics and testing sites, will be closed on Thursday, November 24.

Additionally, Towson Loop service and CountyRide van service will not operate and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed.

County parking meters are free on the holiday.

No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on Thanksgiving Day; Drop-Off Centers Closed

On Thursday, November 24, trash, single stream recyclables and yard materials will not be collected in Baltimore County, and all drop-off centers will be closed.

Residents are reminded that this holiday will follow the County’s new “slide” schedule for make-up collection days. All trash, recycling and yard material curbside collections scheduled on or after Thursday, November 24, will shift and occur one day later that week:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday collections will occur normally as scheduled
  • Thursday collections shift to Friday
  • Friday collections shift to Saturday

For addresses on a twice-per-week trash schedule, the first trash collection during the holiday week will occur per the rules above, and the second trash collection will not occur.

If further clarification is needed, residents may consult their specific 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 may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000.

Drop-off centers will be open with normal hours on Wednesday, November 23, and Friday, November 25.

Residents can view Baltimore County’s complete Holiday Closing Calendar here.

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