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
Drop-off unwanted medications and drugs on April 26 from 10am-2pm at the Gary Arthur Center or your local police stations in Ellicott City and Scaggsville; Satellite offices in Harper’s Choice, Long Reach, North Laurel, Oakland Mills, Owen Brown and Wilde Lake. To find other locations, visit the www.dea.gov.
Did You Know?
Since February of 2013, 154 tons of mattresses & box springs have been taken to the Alpha Ridge Landfill for recycling. That's almost 5,000 mattresses & box springs saved from the landfill. Keep up the great work!
Compost Demonstration Schedule
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.
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...
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.
Compost, Mulch, Topsoil Available at ARL
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