Recycling (home page)
Alan Wilcom, Chief
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Recycling Program Overview
Paper, cardboard, metal cans, plastics, and glass bottles & jars can be combined all together. A blue cart, bin or see-through bag is all you need. More...
Questions? email@example.com or 410-313-6444
Food Scrap Expansion
Food scrap collection expanded into areas of Clarksville and Columbia! Thank you for participating and making food scrap collection a huge success! Residents can visit the Food Scrap website to sign-up. Check out our how-to videos for tips and ideas.
Compost Demonstration Schedule
MRA Reporting for Businesses
Howard County is required annually by Maryland Department of the Environment to report recycling activities taking place within the County. If you generated or processed recyclables in Howard County in 2013, please visit our MRA Reporting webpage.
Apartment & Condo Recycling
The State of Maryland has mandated that recycling services be provided at all apartment and condominium properties with 10 or more units. Learn more...
Curbside Yard Trim
Curbside collection of yard trim ended for the season, but will resume March 17, 2014. Residents can take yard trim to the Alpha Ridge Landfill year-round for recycling. Note: If you live in our food scrap collection areas, you will continue to receive curbside collection of food scraps and yard trim so please keep filling those green carts!
Compost, Mulch, Topsoil Available at ARL
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