Construction & Demolition Debris
Check out the EPA's Recommended Practices for Pre-Demolition Removal of Mercury-Containing Devices from Residential Buildings.
Don't trash those good items! There are many opportunities for useable building supplies. Here are some locations to check out:
The Alpha Ridge Landfill
The Loading Dock at ARL collects new and reusable building materials.
Alpha Ridge Landfill
2350 Marriottsville Road
Marriottsville, MD 21104
Questions: (410) 313-6444
Items Accepted: banisters, bathtubs, cabinets, counter tops, doors, hardware, lighting fixtures, lumber, molding, plumbing fixtures, shelving, stairs, toilets, windows and other building materials.
For a tax receipt, please bring reusable material the 1st Saturday of each month 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
NOTE: Howard County and the Loading Dock reserve the right to refuse any materials deemed unfit. If you have any questions about what is acceptable, please call THE LOADING DOCK at (410) 558-3625.
Don't have reusable items? Residents disposing of construction, demolition and home improvement material as trash will be directed to weigh in at the scalehouse and will be charged $65/ton ($3.25 per 100 pounds) of waste. This includes deliveries mixed with household waste.
For information about recycling the following construction and demolition debris, click here.
- Architectural Antiques
- Building Materials
- Carpet and Carpet Padding
- Ceiling Tiles
- Dirt, Sand and Clean Fill
- Electrical Components
- Glass (Window and Plate)
- Mixed Construction and Demolition Debris
- Roof Shingles
- Vinyl and PVC Scrap
- Wood Waste
- Waste Hauling and Demolition Services
Also visit the Builders' Guide to Reuse and Recycling.
Residents disposing of construction, demolition and home improvement material at Alpha Ridge Landfill will be directed to weigh in at the scalehouse and will be charged $65/ton ($3.25 per 100 pounds) of waste. This includes deliveries mixed with household waste.
Waste Management Bagster Program
If you want to get rid of your construction & demolition debris on-site, consider the Bagster, a flexible 'dumpster' service provided by Waste Management. Purchase a Bagster from your local home improvement store, fill the bag with material and contact Waste Management for pick-up. Visit Waste Management's Bagster website for more details.
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