Bureau of Environmental Services

Good Friday Collections

    There will be REGULAR curbside collections of recycling, yard trim and trash this Friday, April 19th, 2019. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be OPEN from 8am to 4pm. County offices will be CLOSED.


Mark DeLuca, Bureau of Environmental Services Chief

Employees operate the County landfill, implement and manage recycling programs, oversee residential curbside collections and administer stormwater management.

Mission Statement: Advancing environmental responsibility through responsive solutions and service.


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Howard County's Solid Waste Management Plan 2014-2024

Contact Us

Mark DeLuca - Chief, Bureau of Environmental Services
(410) 313-6444 mdeluca@howardcountymd.gov

Jeff Dannis - Chief, Operations Division (Alpha Ridge Landfill)
(410) 313-6419 jdannis@howardcountymd.gov

Mark Kreis - Chief, Collections Division
(410) 313-6444 mkreis@howardcountymd.gov

Alan Wilcom - Chief, Recycling Division
(410) 313-6433 awilcom@howardcountymd.gov

Mark S. Richmond, P.E. - Chief, Stormwater Management Division
(410) 313-6413 msrichmond@howardcountymd.gov