Trash and Recycling Collection Updates

If trash and/or recycling collections are delayed by weather conditions or staffing operations, DPW will notify residents on this web page. Residents will be notified of delays as the Department adjusts operations to accommodate areas of the City where there are staffing shortages. Residents can also connect with DPW using the methods listed below:

  • Trash and recycling delays will be posted on one or more of the following DPW social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor.
  • Residents can submit questions about Solid Waste collections or concerns to 311 or [email protected].
  • Residents can sign up to get DPW notifications delivered to their email inboxes or cell phones. Click here to subscribe

Collection Delays (12/3/21, p.m. update)

Today, Friday, Dec. 3, DPW is experiencing recycling collection delays in Pigtown, Perring Loch,Stonewood-Pentwood-Winston and Hillen communities. Work to complete these recycling routes has started.
Residents should place trash/recycling out on their normal collection day and leave the items in place until collected. Residents are advised to call 311 if materials remain uncollected 48 hours after the normal collection day. To find your trash and recycling collection day, please use City View Application or call 311.

Residents Encouraged to Use DPW Drop-off Centers

When impacted by collection delays, residents are encouraged to use one of DPW’s five Citizens’ Drop-Off Centers.

  • Quarantine Rd. Sanitary Landfill-
    Citizens' Convenience Drop-off:
    6100 Quarantine Road, (410) 396-3772,
    Citizens' Drop-off Use: Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Citizen Drop-off) Haulers/Landfill Use: Mon.– Sat., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Western Sanitation Yard
    701 Reedbird Avenue, (410) 396-3367,
    Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Eastern Sanitation Yard
    6101 Bowleys Lane, (410) 396-9950,
    Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5  p.m.
  • Sisson Street Drop-Off Center
    2840 Sisson Street, (410) 396-7250
    Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Northwest Transfer Station
    5030 Reisterstown Road, (410) 396-2706,
    Mon. – Sat., 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.