DPW Holiday Schedule:  Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed New Year's Day, Monday, January 1 Christmas Tree Mulching Service, Collections Are Underway

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In observance of New Year’s Day, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Interim Director Richard J. Luna reminds residents that DPW offices and Sanitation Yards will be CLOSED Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.

The holiday closure does NOT impact residential trash and recycling collections. Mechanical street sweeping, and scheduled Monday leaf collections WILL NOT be in effect.

DPW facilities will be CLOSED to residents and haulers, including:

  • 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

Christmas Tree Mulching, Collections

DPW is offering free Christmas tree mulching services to Baltimore City residents now through Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. 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.

Before mulching, please ensure that all ornaments, tinsel, and other decoration have been removed from your tree. 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 until Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. The trees must be placed at the same location that your trash is collected. Before placing Christmas trees out for collection, please remove all ornaments, tinsel, and other decoration.

There will be no Christmas tree mulching or collection on New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.


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