Some Baltimore community recycling collection sites change, hours expanded

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DPW makes changes to some community recycling collection sites, expands hours

A two-week review of the modified recycling services revealed a need for changes, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works announced Friday.Starting Monday, the community collection centers’ hours for all locations will be extended on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers will continue to be open to city residents Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.Community Collection Center Location ChangesDistrict 1: DPW Maritime Operations Facility, 3311 Eastbourne Ave.District 2: DPW Eastside Sanitation Yard, 6101 Bowleys Lane and Hazelwood Elementary School, 4517 Hazelwood Ave.District 3: Hamilton Elementary, 6101 Old Harford RoadDistrict 4: Chinquapin Middle, 900 Woodbourne Ave.District 5: Former Police Academy, 3500 W. Northern Pkwy. (access off of Manhattan Avenue)District 6: Greenspring Middle School, 4701 Greenspring Ave.District 7: Westside Elementary location moved to William S. Baer School, 2001 N. Warwick Ave.District 8: Westside Skills Center, 4501 Edmondson Ave.District 9: DPW Meter Shop location moved to Steuart Hill Academic Academy, 30 S. Gilmor St. (access off of West Lombard Street)District 10: DPW Southwest Sanitation Yard, 701 Reedbird Ave.District 11: Digital Harbor High School, 1100 Covington St.District 12: Dunbar High School, 601 N. Central Ave.District 13: DPW Property Management Facility, 1825 Edison Hwy.District 14: Mergenthaler (“Mervo”) High School, 3500 Hillen Road The Citizens’ Convenience Drop-Off Centers’ hours will remain unchanged.The Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan will remain in effect until at least Nov. 1.DPW officials said Bureau of Solid Waste daily staffing remains around 150, which is too low to resume residential recycling services. Negotiations of contract terms with private collection companies continue.”We have finalized a contract with Goode Companies Inc., which will begin servicing eight trash routes weekly on Tuesday, Sept. 15,” DPW Acting Director Matthew Garbark said in a statement.

A two-week review of the modified recycling services revealed a need for changes, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works announced Friday.

Starting Monday, the community collection centers’ hours for all locations will be extended on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers will continue to be open to city residents Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Community Collection Center Location Changes

  • District 1: DPW Maritime Operations Facility, 3311 Eastbourne Ave.
  • District 2: DPW Eastside Sanitation Yard, 6101 Bowleys Lane and Hazelwood Elementary School, 4517 Hazelwood Ave.
  • District 3: Hamilton Elementary, 6101 Old Harford Road
  • District 4: Chinquapin Middle, 900 Woodbourne Ave.
  • District 5: Former Police Academy, 3500 W. Northern Pkwy. (access off of Manhattan Avenue)
  • District 6: Greenspring Middle School, 4701 Greenspring Ave.
  • District 7: Westside Elementary location moved to William S. Baer School, 2001 N. Warwick Ave.
  • District 8: Westside Skills Center, 4501 Edmondson Ave.
  • District 9: DPW Meter Shop location moved to Steuart Hill Academic Academy, 30 S. Gilmor St. (access off of West Lombard Street)
  • District 10: DPW Southwest Sanitation Yard, 701 Reedbird Ave.
  • District 11: Digital Harbor High School, 1100 Covington St.
  • District 12: Dunbar High School, 601 N. Central Ave.
  • District 13: DPW Property Management Facility, 1825 Edison Hwy.
  • District 14: Mergenthaler (“Mervo”) High School, 3500 Hillen Road

The Citizens’ Convenience Drop-Off Centers’ hours will remain unchanged.

The Solid Waste Continuity of Service Plan will remain in effect until at least Nov. 1.

DPW officials said Bureau of Solid Waste daily staffing remains around 150, which is too low to resume residential recycling services.

Negotiations of contract terms with private collection companies continue.

“We have finalized a contract with Goode Companies Inc., which will begin servicing eight trash routes weekly on Tuesday, Sept. 15,” DPW Acting Director Matthew Garbark said in a statement.



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