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Baltimore County Trash/ Recycling Schedule (as of January 1, 2014)


View or download your schedule. If you didn’t receive your schedule through the mail or have other questions, call Bureau of Solid Waste Management at 410-887-2000 or solidwaste@baltimorecountymd.gov.



Bill Payment Assistance Programs


  • Baltimore County Department of Social Services. Office of Home Energy Programs
    Need help in paying for fuel and electricity? This office is the local contact for state home energy assistance programs designed to help low-income citizens pay their heating bills and reduce their energy costs.

  • Connections: Children, Youth and Family Resources - Energy Assistance
    Local organizations providing assistance with utility bill payment.

  • Maryland Department of Human Resources. Office of Home Energy Programs
    Eligibility, information on how to apply, and downloadable applications in English and Spanish for the Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) that assists with home heating bills, the Electrical Universal Service Program (EUSP) which assists low-income customers with their electric bills, the Utility Service Protection Program (USPP) that protects low-income families from utility cut-offs, and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) which provides at no cost weather stripping, caulking, plastic window covering, etc. to eligible families.

  • 2-1-1 Maryland at First Call For Help
    A free, confidential service that connects callers with services statewide. The service is available 24 hours a day seven days a week.

  • Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
    If you are having difficulty paying your gas or electric bills, call to work out payment arrangements. Download the Consumer Resource Guide, which is also available in Spanish, to find out what help is available.


  • Community Assistance Network Utility Assistance
    Six Baltimore County offices help clients with utility payments to prevent utility cut-offs, to restore terminated services, and to purchase fuel oil and propane. Contact for the Fuel Fund of Baltimore County.





Choosing Your Energy Supplier



Consumer Protection and Dispute Resolution





Efficiency Ratings




Green Technologies



  • Baltimore County Green Building Program
    The Green Building Program promotes energy and resource efficiency and environmentally friendly building techniques. The program does this by incorporating sustainable design principles within its funding for affordable housing. Sustainable design principles will be used to guide the rehabilitation, renovation and new construction of residential structures.


  • Green Buildings - Construction and Demolition
    Information provided by Maryland Department of Environment.  Websites related to green building programs, design, maintenance, product directories, model contracts, available funding, case studies, database of LEED architect/engineer/builders, C&D disposal methods, green hotels and more.






  • bcrecycles.com
    Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management.  The web page contains detailed information about the recycling rate for areas all around Baltimore County. Check out your neighborhood to see how it stacks up against others in Baltimore County.



  • Baltimore County "Don't Dump, Donate" Program
    Baltimore County has partnered with the Loading Dock, Inc to accept reuseable building materials at the Eastern Sanitary Landfill (ESL) in White Marsh and the Baltimore County Resource Recovery Facility (BCRRF) in Cockeysville. Get a tax deduction form on site.


  • Baltimore County Electronics Recycling
    Accepted items include TVs, VCRs, DVD players, computer monitors, CPUs, mice, keyboards, cell phones, laptops, scanners, computer cables and cords, stereos, answering machines, and other home electronics. No appliances! Baltimore County residents can drop off their electronics for recycling at three Baltimore County Trash and Recycling Drop-Off Facilities, Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Sanitary Landfill).


  • Baltimore County Reuse Directory
    Directory of reuse organizations for Baltimore County residents and businesses. The directory is a tool for matching people who have materials to give away with organizations that accept those materials. A quarterly newsletter, The ReSource can be subscribed to on-line . It contains information on recycling, waste prevention, special events and more.




  • Greenergadgets.org
    The FCC recommends this site to help consumers locate electronics recycling centers and purchase green electronics in their area. Search by ZIP code.






Last revised: January 2, 2015