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Annapolis, MD. 21401
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Materials Quick Reference Guide

 

RECYCLABLES ACCEPTED

Curbside

Recycling Centers

Landfill

Antifreeze (Uncontaminated - cannot be mixed with fuel or any other fluid)NoYesNo

Appliances
Items with chemical refrigerants (refrigerators, humidifiers, air conditioners) must be lifted, not tossed, from a vehicle into the designated Freon recovery area.
Please Note:  You must call 410-222-6100 to schedule Bulk Metal or Appliance pick up.

YesYesYes
CardboardYesYesYes
Concrete, brick, block, asphalt & stone (Rubble)
Not Accepted: sinks, toilets, tubs, plastic, wood, metal, or trash)
NoYesYes
Containers, fuel & oil tanks    (Metal or plastic)  (Must be dry & empty)NoYesYes
Cooking oil (Liquid)NoYesNo

Electronics
CD & DVD players, radios, stereos, VCRs, CPUs, computer mice, keyboards, cell phones, printers, power supplies, laptops, scanners, computer cables and cords, circuit boards, chips, cards & other computer or electronic related accessories.  
Not Accepted:  TVs & Computer Monitors  

TV Recycling Options for BUSINESSES and for RESIDENTS

NoYesYes

Household Recyclables (some examples include)
  PAPER
   (Most any type of paper product that comes into your home or office) 

 
  PLASTIC
  (Storage containers (like bottles, bags & buckets), flower pots, shrink wrap,
   toys & lawn furniture.  Plastic bags should be bundled together in one bag.) 

 
  METAL
   (Steel/Tin cans, Aluminum cans, foil and pans, empty aerosol cans)

  GLASS
   (Bottles, jars and containers of any color, shape and size)

YesYesYes

Lead-acid Batteries
Auto, motorcycle, marine, alarm systems, security lights, and motorized toys

NoYesYes
Motor oil (Uncontaminated - cannot be mixed with water, fuel or any other product)NoYesNo
Oyster shellsNoYesNo
Pallets (Plastic) Remove any metal or plastic bandingYesYesYes
Pallets (Wood) Remove any metal or plastic bandingNoYesYes
Propane tanks (1 lb. & 20 lb. sizes) (Empty or full)NoYesYes
Scrap metalNoYesYes
Tires (On or Off the rim accepted) 
Passenger or light truck tires only:  Up to four tires are accepted without charge. A limit of four tires is enforced at the Recycling Centers.  More than four tires will be accepted at the Millersville Landfill, for a fee.
NoYesYes
Vinyl siding   Remove all shingles. NO PVC NoYes

 

Yes
Yard waste
Leaves, grass clippings, trees (including Christmas trees), and brush (such as twigs, prunings, and small branches)
YesYesYes
     
TRASH ACCEPTEDCurbside

Recycling
Centers

Landfill

Animal (Pet) waste
Animal waste, such as used kitty litter and dog waste, must be double bagged. 

YesYesYes
Asphalt shingles (NO Asbestos)NoYesYes
Carbon paperYesYesYes
ClothingYesYesYes
Construction debris
Vinyl Siding, windows, roofing, lumber & other similar materials
NoYesYes
Cooking grease (Solid)YesYesYes
Dirt/soil
Call 410-222-6108 before making a trip to verify it will be accepted
NoNoYes
Drinking glassesYesYesYes
FurnitureYesYesYes
Glass mirrorsNoYesYes
Household trash
Remove recyclable, reusable, and hazardous materials
YesYesYes
Human waste
Human waste, such as used diapers, must be double bagged.
YesYesYes
Latex Paint
Latex paint is not accepted curbside.  It is not hazardous, but it can leave a sticky mess on employees, equipment, and your streets.  Oil based paint is hazardous and is only accepted during a Household Hazardous Waste event.
NoYesYes
Mattresses & box springsYesYesYes
Medical Waste - RESIDENTIAL ONLY
(Must be properly packaged)
YesYesYes
Motor oil bottles
(Must be empty)
YesYesYes
Paper towels & tissues 
Please Note:  Used paper towels, plates, and napkins that are free of food waste may be recycled in our program. 
YesYesYes
Plastic or waxy coated paperYesYesYes
Smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectorsYesYesYes
Styrofoam peanuts & blocksYesYesYes
Waxed paperYesYesYes
Window glassNoYesYes
   
 ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED
 These items require special handling and are not accepted curbside or at any WMS Facility.
  
Ammunition & FirearmsExplosives & Fireworks
Asbestos Items (Shingles & Tiles)Fire Extinguishers
Coals & AshesFlares
Compressed Gas TanksLiquids
Dead Animals & CarcassesMedical Waste (Commercially Generated)
Household Hazardous Wastes: including acids, asbestos, fertilizers, gasoline, kerosene, mercury thermometers and thermostats, oil-based paints and stains, poisons, pesticides & solvents
      
Please call (410) 222-6100 for details on how to properly dispose of these items.
        
MATERIAL AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTSFirewoodMulchRubble
Southern Recycling Center (410) 222-1946YesNoYes
Northern Recycling Center (410) 222-6118YesNoYes
Central Recycling Center (410) 222-6108NoNoYes
Millersville Landfill & Resource Recovery Facility (410) 222-6108YesYesYes
Please Note:   
All materials are available to County residents and are free on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be loaded by residents. Residents must sign and complete a Release of Liability form before obtaining material. Quantities may vary. To avoid inconvenience, please call ahead before making a trip.

 


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