Each year, the Maryland Department of the Environment requires Howard County to report recycling activities taking place within the county. We’ve made the reporting process simple! Your help is priceless.

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All businesses that report their recycling efforts for 2020 will become Work Green Howard certified. You will receive a Work Green Howard certificate and window cling to proudly display to the community. As a Work Green Howard business you are eligible to apply for our annual Business Recycling and Waste Reduction award and/or our Green Community Leadership award.

We thank you for helping make Howard County a greener place to live, work and visit!

Green Awards

The 2021 Green Award Applications are now open!

The Business Recycling & Waste Reduction Award recognizes Howard County businesses for their efforts during the previous calendar year.

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. 

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The 2020 "Business Recycling and Waste Reduction" and “Green Community Leadership” winners received a custom stained glass award designed by Baltimore-based, Terraza Stained Glass. Award winners will also become certified Work Green Howard businesses.

Business Recycling and Waste Reduction Award

Vectorworks, Inc.

Green Community Leadership Awards

Community Ecology Institute Howard Community College
Howard County Conservancy Howard EcoWorks
Less Plastic Please

2020 Award Winners

Trash & Recycling

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