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Central Recycling Center

389 Burns Crossing Road
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 222-6100

COVID-19 Operating Status

Avoid non-essential visits to the County Landfill and Recycling Centers

  • Face masks or coverings are required outside in public spaces when you cannot keep 6 feet away from others who are not in your immediate household.
  • ONLY bring waste that requires immediate disposal.
  • Use curbside collection for household recyclables, yard waste, and bagged trash; avoid putting out old furniture, mattresses, or similar bulk items.
  • Wait until after State restrictions are lifted to bring us material that can't be collected curbside.

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Textile Program Suspension

Effective July 21, 2020, recycling of clothing, linens and other textiles at County Recycling Centers is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. For additional information, please contact our Customer Service Team at (410) 222-6100, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday- Friday.

Departments & Hours of Operation

Map & Directions

From Route 32, take the exit for Burns Crossing Road to the traffic light. At this traffic light, turn right on to Burns Crossing Road. Travel approximately 1/4 mile to another traffic light at Pascal Blvd; this is the entrance to the landfill portion of the facility. Continue on Burns Crossing Road approximately 100 yards and turn right into the entrance of the Central Recycling Center.