Labor Day Holiday Notice

DPW Press Release

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.

Closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 7:

  • Recycling Community Collection Centers 
  • Northwest Citizens' Convenience Center, 2840 Sisson Street
  • Northwest Transfer Station, 5030 Reisterstown Road 
  • Quarantine Road Landfill Citizens’ Convenience Center, 6100 Quarantine Road. 
  • Southwestern Citizens’ Convenience Center, 701 Reedbird Ave.
  • Eastern Citizens’ Convenience Center, 6101 Bowleys Lane

SPECIAL NOTE: As part of the Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan, the extended summer hours at the Sisson Street, Bowleys Lane and Reedbird Convenience Centers will remain in place beyond Labor Day in order for residents to have more time to drop off recycling.

Please visit the DPW website for information on service suspensions in effect due to COVID-19 at:https://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/covid-19.  For information on recycling Community Collection Centers and the Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan, visit:https://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/collectionupdate.

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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.

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. 

COMMUNITY COLLECTION CENTERS FOR RECYCLING SET TO OPEN MONDAY, AUG. 31

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark announced yesterday, implementation of a plan to temporarily replace curbside residential recycling collections beginning Monday, August 31 with Community Collection Centers for recycling. These Centers will consist of a roll-off dumpster/load packers, that will be manned daily and located at central locations in each of Baltimore’s 14 City Council Districts. The Centers will remain available to residents through November 1, from 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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.