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
2350 Marriottsville Road,
Marriottsville, MD 21104
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Delivery Options for Compost, Mulch & Topsoil
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.
Dates to Remember
Friday, April 3
|Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open 8am to 4pm
Monday, May 25
|Alpha Ridge Landfill will be CLOSED
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
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.
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 Drop-Off 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).
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.
Commercial/Small Business Permits
Please follow the directions on the application for where to make payment.
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.