Bureau of Waste Management Services

The Bureau is responsible for the operation of the Millersville Landfill and three County Recycling Centers. The Bureau focuses on providing County Residents with additional recycling opportunities at all Waste Management Facilities to preserve landfill space. Additionally, the Bureau is responsible for collecting recycling, yard waste and trash for a majority of the households in Anne Arundel County. 

Change in Service for Memorial Day Weekend

  • Mon, May 27 - NO Curbside Collection  –  WMS Facilities Closed
  • Tues, May 28 - Curbside Collection Provided to Monday Customers & Facilities Open
  • Wed, May 29 - Curbside Collection Provided to Tuesday Customers & Facilities Open
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Facility Locations

Millersville Landfill

Monday-Saturday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Northern Recycling Center

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Central Recycling Center

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Southern Recycling Center

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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View of Landfill Entrance

Know Before You Go

Live camera views of the entrances at the Millersville Landfill and Northern, Central, and Southern Recycling Centers are now available. For the best experience, plan ahead and be prepared.

Is it Recyclable?


View the items in the image slider to determine if they are eligible to be recycled and if so, where. For more information about materials accepted, click the link below. 


What Goes Where

Girl holding a recycling container

Ten-Year Solid Waste Management Plan 2024-2033

The Anne Arundel County (County) Solid Waste Management Plan (the Plan) was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Article, Title 9, Subtitle 5 of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.03.03. The Plan covers the ten (10) year comprehensive planning period of January 2024 – December 2033.