business recycling

Business Recycling

Businesses play an important role in the success of any community's recycling programs and initiatives. Every type of business, from offices to restaurants to car washes and sport complexes, create materials that can be recycled. The following information will help your business implement a successful recycling program.

NOTE: Howard County does not sponsor or endorse any businesses or programs. These options are provided as resources only.


Work Green Howard


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By 2020, Howard County is targeting a 60% recycling rate as required by State law and must report our progress annually to the Maryland Department of the Environment. The reporting process is simple and we now call it "Work Green Howard". 


2020 Green Awards

"Business Recycling & Waste Reduction" and "Green Community Leadership" awards to be presented at GreenFest 2020.


The Business Recycling & Waste Reduction Award recognizes Howard County businesses for their efforts during calendar year 2019. The Green Community Leadership Award recognizes a Howard County-based community group or organization that demonstrates efforts, projects or programs that help protect Howard County's natural environment and preserve its resources. 

Awards will be presented at GreenFest 2020.