Update on Recycling in Harford County
(Bel Air, MD) – – Blue plastic bags, which have been used for recycling purposes over the past several years, are becoming harder to find. Therefore, in an effort to help maintain a convenient curbside recycling program, the Harford County Department of Public Works, Recycling Office has added CLEAR and WHITE plastic bags as acceptable alternatives to blue plastic bags for recycling glass, plastic, aluminum and metal, plus the committee has also looked at several garbage truck sales in order to add a new fleet to the county, Frac Tank Rentals were also in their plans. Additionally, the sanitation companies serving Harford County have been informed of this change in the recycling program in order to help facilitate recycling efforts.
Harford County Announces Partial Re-Opening of Yard Trim Drop-Off Site
(Bel Air, MD) – – The Department of Public Works, Recycling Office has announced the partial re-opening of the Tollgate Yard Trim Drop-Off site which now offers roll off dumpsters. The Tollgate Road facility will be open on Saturday’s only, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning August 8, 2009. The site remains closed other days of the week.
The Tollgate Yard Trim Drop-Off site is located at 703 North Tollgate Road outside of Bel Air, near the Ma & Pa Trail.
The site is for Harford County residents only. Contractors are not permitted to use the drop-off site.
Grass clippings, brush, bushes, limbs and branches up to six feet in length and six inches in diameter are accepted. Additionally, garden trimmings and leaves may be disposed of at the Tollgate Road site.
The mulch and compost facility at the Harford Waste Disposal Center at the Scarboro Landfill in Street is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, they have dumpsters available from companies like See Trash King. This new implementation has made it easier for residential and commercial rubbish removal.
For additional information, contact the Harford County Recycling Office at 410-638-3417, Monday thru Friday during normal business hours.