With almost 54,000 businesses, Anne Arundel County is a major hub of commerce and development. With a $35 billion economy, low taxes, a vast multi-modal transportation system, highly skilled workforce and excellent educational institutions, Anne Arundel County is the premier location to do business.
Splash here, excited to pass the baton to my friends from the Bureau of Waste Management Services and extended AACDPW family, the Binjamins — Carter, Cartright and Connie — who will guide you through everything you need to know about proper waste disposal in your neighborhood. Take it from me — they make working towards a more sustainable environment fun and easy to do.
Become an expert on what to “Know Before You Throw,” and follow along as we show you how in the video below. You’ll be amazed at how simple changes in your routine can improve our community.
Know Before You Throw
On your once-a-week collection day, Waste Management Services sends three trucks through your neighborhood to pick up recycling, trash and yard waste. Before placing your containers and items at the curb, know the accepted materials for each to help us get everything collected efficiently.
Download our poster and keep it around the house to stay in the know!
Did you know?
To maintain our environmental sustainability, yard waste is no longer accepted in plastic bags. Be sure to throw your leaves, grass clippings, trees and brush into a standard kraft paper yard waste bag or container marked with an “X.”
Click here for a full list of what you need to know before you throw.
Check back regularly for more of Cartright, Carter and Connie’s tips, tricks and insights on what you can do to help take part in disposing of household items the right way. You can also see more of the Binjamin family by following AACDPW on Facebook and Twitter.
About Our County
As the most centrally-located county in Maryland and site of the state capital of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County is in many ways the heart of Maryland. Half a million people call the county home.