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Alpha Ridge Landfill



Jeff Dannis, Operations Division Chief, 410-313-6419

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Sat, 8am to 4pm (residential)
Mon-Sat, 8am to 3:30pm (commercial)
Sundays - Closed
Location:
2350 Marriottsville Road,
Marriottsville, MD 21104
410-313-6444

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Dates to Remember

Labor Day
Monday, Sep 7
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED.
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct 12
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be OPEN 8am to 4pm.
Veteran's Day
Tuesday, Nov 11
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be OPEN 8am to 4pm.
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 26
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED.
Christmas Day
Friday, Dec 25
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED.
New Year's Day
Friday, Jan 1, 2016
Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED.


General Information

Howard County residents can dispose of trash and recyclable items at the Alpha Ridge Landfill. Residents using the landfill are required to show their driver's licenses as proof of residence in Howard County each time they enter.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Saturday, 8 am to 4:00 pm (residential)
Monday - Saturday, 8 am to 3:30 pm (commercial)
Sundays - Closed

The landfill will be closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Directions:

From Route 29 north, take Interstate 70 west to exit 83. Keep right onto Marriottsville Road, the entrance will be on the left. The address is 2350 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104.

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Residents' Convenience Center

Residents using the Convenience Center are required to show their driver's license as proof of residency in Howard County. The convenience center accepts many items for reuse, recycling and disposal. For special exceptions, click here. 


NOTE: Residents disposing of construction, demolition and home improvement material (C&D waste) will be directed to weigh in at the scalehouse and will be charged $65/ton ($3.25 per 100 pounds) of waste. This includes deliveries mixed with household waste.



Wood Waste and Yard Trim Area

Click here for more information about dropping off yard trim and wood waste, as well as information about HoCoGro mulch, compost and topsoil (made at Alpha Ridge Landfill).


Here is a list of contractors who will deliver HoCoGro compost, mulch or topsoil to residents’ homes. Prices vary by vendor. Please remember that the cost listed does not include the cost of the product. 




Pilot Composting Facility

Click here for more information about the Alpha Ridge Landfill Pilot Composting Facility.




Landfill Gas to Energy Project

Click here for more information about the Alpha Ridge Landfill Gas to Energy project.




Prohibited Items



Commercial/Small Business Permits

Please follow the directions on the application for where to make payment.

NOTE: As of July 1, 2015 the Commercial Solid Waste tip fee will be $80 per ton.



Goodwill truck 2nd and 4th Saturday

Goodwill will be in the lower area by the gazebo from 8am to 3:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Donate used clothes, toys, housewares and small appliances to keep those good items out of the trash. Visit Goodwill.org for more information.