|04/14/2017||Good Friday - Friday||Regular collection schedule, no bulk, no yard waste|
|05/29/2017||Memorial Day - Monday||Trash delayed one day, no bulk, no yard waste|
|07/04/2017||Independence Day - Tuesday||Tuesdays pickup moved to Friday, no bulk, no yard waste|
|09/04/2017||Labor Day - Monday||Trash delayed one day, no bulk, no yard waste|
|11/11/2017||Veterans Day - Saturday||Regular collection schedule, no bulk, no yard waste|
|11/23/2017||Thanksgiving Day- Thursday||Thursdays collection moved to Friday|
|11/24/2017||Day after Thanksgiving- Friday||No bulk, no yard waste, picking up Thursdays collection|
|12/25/2017||Christmas-Monday||Trash delayed one day, no bulk, no yard waste|
For large appliances such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators, or sofas, stuffed chairs, or any metal items, please call (410) 297-4259 for an appointment.
|Cell Phones and Ink Cartridges||Place used cell phones, chargers, and ink cartridges in sealed clear plastic bags and place on top of recycling bin.|
|Large Electronics||Large electronics such as TV's and computers require a yellow sticker and are to be put out on trash day.|
|Oil and Antifreeze||Open to the public, there is a drop-off site located at 361 Michael Lane.|
Containers require pre-paid Aberdeen trash stickers to cover the cost of the County-imposed tipping fee. Only trash items require stickers. Stickers should be placed on the bags or on the top piece of trash inside of the can. Stickers should be placed around the "neck" of the bag to reduce slippage.
Yard Waste (Collected April through January)
Effective 1 April 2017
The City will no longer pick up yard waste in plastic bags due to changes at our Harford County recycling center. Please place your yard waste debris in paper bags, cardboard boxes, or in small bundles. Yard waste items left in plastic bags will not be picked up.
|Grass clippings, brush, trees, hedge trimmings, whole Christmas Trees and leaves. Items must be bagged, bundled, tied, or boxed. Bundles CAN NOT exceed 60 lbs. or 4 ft. in length.||Tree limbs larger than 6-inch diameter, logs or stumps, animal waste, garbage, rocks, bricks, large quantities of dirt, construction debris, lawn ornaments.|
|Paper||Juice boxes, milk & OJ cartons, junk mail, greeting cards, hardback books, paper books, paperboard boxes (shoe, cereal, packaging, etc.), phone books, newspaper, catalogs, paper bags, office paper, gift wrap, corrugated cardboard, magazines.||Paper towels or tissues, used paper plates or cups, foil gift wrap, waxed or laminated paper, food-contaminated boxes, and pizza boxes.|
|Plastic||Bottles and jugs (milk, water, cooking oil, salad dressing, shampoo, liquid soap, spray products, etc.), disposable plastic cups, flower and nursery pots, plastic toys, buckets & pails w/ handles, wide mouth containers (margarine, yogurt, peanut butter, etc.), plastic lawn furniture, plastic coolers, trash cans, laundry baskets.||Polystyrene (styrofoam), inserts and packing peanuts, cutlery, bags or sheeting, CD cases, motor oil bottles, pesticide or solvent bottles, plastic electronics (alarm clock, coffee maker, etc.) piping, vinyl siding.|
|Metal and Glass||Aluminum & steel/tin cans (drink, food & pet food), EMPTY aerosol cans (hairspray, whipped cream, spray paint, etc.), aluminum foil, aluminum foil bake ware, glass food & beverage bottles & jars, any color.||Propane cylinders, window glass, cookware, ceramics (plates, mugs, etc.), crystal, drinking glasses, light bulbs, mirrors.|
- Recyclables are collected every week.
- Residents may continue to use green and blue bins.
- If you choose to purchase your own bin, place one of the City’s new recycling stickers on your recycling bin of choice.
- Do not place recyclables in plastic bags.
- Large recyclable plastic items such as pails, buckets, lawn furniture, toys, coolers, etc. may be left next to the recycling bins.
- Caps, labels and lids can remain on bottles, cans, and jars.
- Rinse all recycled food containers.
- Have your items at the curb by 6 a.m. to ensure pickup.
Trash StickersWhere to Purchase Stickers:
Exxon, Route 40
City Hall, 60 North Parke Street
|Johnson Family Pharmacy|
Shoprite, Beards Hill
7-11, West Bel Air Avenue
7-11, Route 40
Sunoco, Route 40
You can verify your trash zone using your street address by clicking here.
|Zone||Trash and Recycling||Yard Waste|
|1||Monday||1st and 3rd Friday|
|2||Tuesday||1st and 3rd Friday|
|3||Wednesday||2nd and 4th Friday|
|4||Thursday||2nd and 4th Friday|