DPW Announces June Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days

DPW Press Release

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark has announced that the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event will occur as scheduled, on Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6.  The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on both days at the Sisson Street Drop-Off Center, located at 2840 Sisson Street. This event will be ONLY for Household Hazardous Waste disposal. 

At this time, DPW is accepting bulk trash items at two locations: the Northwest Transfer Station, located at 5030 Reisterstown Road, Mon.- Sat. 7:00 a.m. to 5: 00 p.m. or the Quarantine Road Landfill, located at 6100 Quarantine Road. Mon. - Sat., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All other residential Drop-Off Centers remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City will not accept bulk trash or other items at those locations.

Residents who come to the June Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off event are asked to wear a face covering and to stay inside their vehicles. This event is for Baltimore City residents, and is not intended for businesses or commercial users.

Household hazardous waste includes materials such as household cleaning products, bleach, ammonia, batteries, solvents, oil-based paint, etc. Latex paint is not considered hazardous and should be dried out and disposed of with your regular trash, or donated. A full list of materials that are acceptable/unacceptable can be found on the Department of Public Works website: publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/recycling-services.

Related Stories

Update: DPW Announces Changes to the Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan

Extended Hours and New Locations for Community Collection Recycling Centers

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark today announced the findings of the assessment of the Community Collection Centers for recycling locations under the Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan. Effective Monday, Sept. 14, the Community Collection Centers’ hours for all locations will be extended on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Centers will continue to be open to City residents Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm for recycling drop-off.  The Citizens’ Convenience Drop-Off Centers’ hours will remain unchanged.

Labor Day Holiday Notice

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark reminds citizens that Labor Day, Monday, September 7, is a City holiday. DPW offices and yards will be CLOSED.  

Recycling Community Collection Centers will not be open on Labor Day.

DPW Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days are Friday - Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5

Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark today reminds citizens that the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event for September will occur on Friday and Saturday, September 4 and 5.  The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on both days, September 4 and 5 at the Northwest Citizens' Convenience Center, located at 2840 Sisson Street. 

Residents who come to Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events are asked to wear a face covering and to stay inside their vehicles. 

Contact

Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
Kurt Kocher
410-545-6541
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.