Recycling
Alan Wilcom, Chief          
410-313-6433     
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Questions? Email help@howardcountyrecycles.org or call 410-313-6444



Recycle at your Backyard BBQ...So Simple, So Easy!


Labor Day Schedule

    There will be NO CURBSIDE COLLECTIONS on Monday, September 4, 2017. All recycling, yard trim and trash collections will slide and be made one day later that week. The Alpha Ridge Landfill and County offices will be CLOSED on Monday. See the other 5 holidays that may affect your curbside collections.


Compost Demonstrations


It's Easy to Feed the Green Bin!

    Residents in our Feed The Green Bin program can now add meats, fats and dairy to their green collection carts. Participation is so simple and easy - just put all your food scraps together in your green bin! Learn more and see if you're in the collection area on our Feed The Green Bin webpage.





Recycling Overview

Want to know what to recycle?
Don't have a recycling cart/bin? click here
Want more? Purchase additional blue recycling carts and bins or green yard trim/food scrap carts


Check Your Collection Days

Find your recycling, yard trim and trash collection days here.


Outreach & Education

Recycling tours and presentations.
Lesson plans, kid's activities and recycling fun.


News and Upcoming Events

See what's coming up and what's new.


Holiday Schedule

Handy charts of holidays that may affect your collection.

What Should I Do With...?

Have something you don't know what to do with? Click here


Stay Informed

Sign up for a monthly email of tips, holiday changes and events. Follow us on Twitter @HoCoRecycles


Bulk Items & Scrap Metal

Schedule bulk pickup online. Call 410-313-6444 to schedule scrap metal collection.


Alpha Ridge Landfill

Recycle, donate and reuse more items at the Alpha Ridge Residents' Convenience Area.


Find What You Need

Here is a list of webpages for quick & easy access.


Howard County Employee Recycling

County employees recycle just like you do at home!


Printable Material


             HHW brochure        Yard Trim Brochure      Trash Brochure      Compost Guide          Recycling chart   Recycling Sign       
   
   
Spanish Recycling Guide       Spanish Trash Brochure      Korean Recycling Guide       Korean Trash Brochure       


Videos

Waste Management Recycle America
(recycling processor)

Recycling Processor      
          Recycling Commercial
Recycling Commercial