Harford County Maryland
Harford County, Maryland
Harford County Maryland  
Harford County Maryland
David R. Craig, Harford County Executive
Harford County Maryland

Department of Public Works - Environmental Services
3135 Scarboro Road, Street, MD 21154 410.638.3018
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Thomas C. Hilton
Deputy Director
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Adopt-A-Road
Business Recycling
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Roadside Litter Control
Education
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Solid Waste Disposal Agreement
Solid Waste Management Plan
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Harford Waste Disposal Center (HWDC)
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Motor Oil & Antifreeze Recycling Sites
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Harford Waste Disposal Center (HWDC) Tours
Recycling Education & Outreach
Teacher and Student Resources
Contact Information
Deputy Director
410-638-3018
Engineering Staff
410-638-3018
Bureau of Solid Waste Management
410-638-3637
Recycling Office
410-638-3417
Email Agency
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Except Holidays
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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

 


An overview of the Single Stream Recycling Program, both curbside and self-haul.


Jeff Smithberger, the former Chief of Solid Waste Management, discusses the Harford County Recycling Program, including special recycling events, recycling at the Harford Waste Disposal Center, and the Single Stream recycling program.


The Division of Environmental Services implements the County's environmental, solid waste management and recycling programs. Our mission is to provide quality environmental and integrated solid waste management programs for the citizens of Harford County.  Responsibilities include management and technical support for solid waste management, environmental investigation, and remediation of County landfill operations, and support of environmental programs with other County agencies, such as site assessment and land development plan review. The division is divided into functional units as follows:

Bureau of Environmental Services Administration & Engineering: Responsibilities include management and technical support for solid waste management, environmental investigation and remediation of County landfill operations, environmental assessments of County properties, and land development plan review.

Post Closure: The Bureau of Environmental Services Administration & Engineering manages this operating budget which accounts for post closure care and monitoring costs associated with closed landfills.

Scarboro Remediation: This operating budget is administered by the Bureau of Environmental Services Administration & Engineering and accounts for monitoring and operating costs for the Scarboro Landfill remediation project.

Bureau of Solid Waste Management: Maintains and operates a sanitary landfill and homeowners drop-off center in which to process and dispose of residential refuse, recyclables, yard waste and miscellaneous debris and oversees the following operations: the Harford Waste Disposal Center, the Mulch & Compost operation, the Recycling Transfer Station, the Roadside Litter Control Program, the Used Oil & Anti-freeze Program and the Waste-to-Energy Facility.

Recycling: Responsible for education and motivating the public to ensure that Harford County continues to reduce its waste stream through recycling and waste reduction effort as well as the procurement and contract management of recycling disposal contracts.

Gypsy Moth and Noxious Weed: Responsible for funding the Gypsy Moth survey and spray program in Harford County by State of Maryland Department of Agriculture. Responsible to administer and provide labor support for the eradication of noxious and invasive weeds in Harford County.


The office of the Division of Environmental Services is staffed from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday. Please call 410-638-3018 or 410-638-3637.

 Links to frequently visited Environmental Services webpages (additional information can be also be found on left hand menu)

 

 Local Trash Collectors

 Bartenfelder Sanitation Services 
 410-420-9220
 Harford Trash Services Inc.
 443-752-0784

 Republic Services
 1-800-284-7056

 Waste Industries (HSS)
 410-457-0404

Coastal Trash
 443-684-2234

For more information on local trash collectors, please visit the FAQ's page

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Associated Documents:
Bureau of Solid Waste Management Rules & Regulations pdf icon
Harford County Recycling Review 2011 pdf icon
Solid Waste Management Plan pdf icon
SWMP Amendment Bill 09-04 pdf icon
SWMP Amendment Bill 10-40 pdf icon
SWMP Amendment Bill 13-22 pdf icon
SWMP Amendment Bill 13-42 pdf icon
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