You can recycle up to 50% or more of the material you set out for collection. Find your area's recycling rate (%) View List
Essex (Southern Section)
Data displayed below is for November 2014
|Tons of Recycling||27|
|Tons of Trash||331|
|Number of Households||7,082|
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Baltimore County Average Residential Recycling Rate and Tonnages
The goal for Baltimore County is to have an average residential recycling rate of 50%. The average recycling rate in 2013 was 16.3%.
In 2013, only 16.3% of Baltimore County's total amount of residential material collected was recycled.
Baltimore County's only active landfill is half full. Recycling diverts materials from going in the landfill, thereby extending landfill life. View more reasons to recycle.
What More Can I Recycle at Home?
View the list of acceptable materials for recycling collection.
Recycle Beyond Your Home
See how much more can be recycled at the County's drop-off facilities.