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...
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Compost Sample Give-Away
On Saturday, May 2nd, stop by Alpha Ridge Landfill (2350 Marriottsville Road) to get a free sample of compost! Starting at 8am, the first 100 folks can receive a free sample of compost made locally at Alpha Ridge. Check out the other products made at ARL and available for sale in bulk.
2015 Compost Demo Schedule
Delivery Options for Compost, Mulch & Topsoil
Curbside Yard Trim Collection
Curbside yard trim collection resumed the first week in April. Monday, March 30th, 2015 was the first collection day.
MRA Annual Reporting
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 the previous year, please visit our MRA Reporting webpage.
Feed the Green Bin!
We recently expanded green bin collection of food scraps/yard trim to more areas of Columbia! Visit FeedTheGreenBin.org for details about what's accepted and to see if you're in the collection area.
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