In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaias' arrival, there will be NO trash, recycling, food scrap and/or yard trim curbside collection Wednesday, August 4.

Due to this inclement weather event, our slide schedule will be in effect for the remainder of this week

Tuesday collections will slide to Wednesday, Wednesday to Thursday, and so on.


Styrofoam™ Recycling Closing at Alpha Ridge Landfill

As of July 1, 2020 Styrofoam™ #6 is no longer accepted at the Residents' Convenience Center at Alpha Ridge Landfill. This is largely due to the ban on expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam™) food packaging that recently went into effect in Maryland. Please visit our Know Before You Throw page for more information.


Electronics Recycling at Alpha Ridge Landfill

As part of enhancements to the Residents' Convenience Center, temporary adjustments to the location of electronic recycling drop-off will take place between June and September 2020.  Electronics are still being accepted near American Flag drop-off station.


COVID-19 Updates: The Bureau of Environmental Services office is currently closed to the public. The Alpha Ridge Landfill is open with modified operations.

This page is monitored daily. Last update: 6/30/20


Alan Wilcom

Recycling Division Chief

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Establishing and overseeing recycling and reuse programs to further the County’s waste reduction and sustainability goals.

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