Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closure: Monday, January 16, 2023

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In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell, Ed.D., reminds residents that DPW offices and Sanitation Yards will be closed Monday, January 16, 2023.

The holiday closure does NOT impact residential trash and recycling collections. 

     The following DPW sanitation yards will be CLOSED to residents and haulers:  

  • Northwest Transfer Station, 5030 Reisterstown Road
  • Quarantine Road Landfill, 6100 Quarantine Road
  • Northwest Residential Drop-off Center, 2840 Sisson Street
  • Southwestern Residential Drop-off Center, 701 Reedbird Avenue
  • Eastern Residential Drop-off Center, 6101 Bowleys Lane

Mechanical street sweeping WILL NOT be in effect.


Christmas Tree Disposal

DPW offers free Christmas tree mulching services to Baltimore City residents now through Saturday, February 4, 2023. Residents must bring their trees to the   Northwest Residential Drop-off Center, located at 2840 Sisson Street, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Please ensure that all ornaments, tinsel, and other decoration have been removed from your tree before mulching. Residents should bring bags or containers to collect mulch for their use.

Instead of mulching, residents can place trees out with their weekly trash collections. Place the tree where your weekly trash is collected. There will be no Christmas tree mulching or collection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 16.

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Contact

James E. Bentley II
410-545-6541
Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
After hours, weekends, or holidays please call 410-396-3100 for the duty officer

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