Weigh in on “Less Waste, Better Baltimore” Plan

Press Release

The “Less Waste, Better Baltimore” Recycling and Solid Waste Management Master Plan process is moving into the community, with two public meetings scheduled for the coming weeks.

The first meeting is 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Edmonson-Westside High School, 501 N. Athol Avenue.

The second is 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue.

These meetings will allow attendees to learn more and weigh in on the plan that will guide Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) sanitation policies for the next few decades.

Residents and representatives from city businesses, schools, and hospitals are all invited to attend these meetings, along with public- and private-sector stakeholders, including environmental advocates.

Residents who cannot attend a meeting may still weigh in by taking the survey on the DPW website. Visit http://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/lesswaste, or email [email protected] with specific questions or concerns.

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Contact

Jeffrey Raymond
410-545-6541
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Kurt Kocher
410-545-6541
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Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
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After hours, weekends, or holidays please call 410-396-3100 for the duty officer

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works supports the health, environment, and economy of our City and region by cleaning our neighborhoods and waterways and providing its customers with safe drinking water and sustainable energy practices.