The City of Annapolis does not provide refuse containers, so make sure yours fits the criteria for efficient Collection Day needs.
Approved refuse containers:
Are durable, rust resistant and watertight containers
Have tight fitting lids and functional handles
Have a maximum capacity of 32 gallons unless it is a commercial grade 96 gallon trash cart equipped with a tipping bar.
Are marked with a minimum of 3 inch-high numbers indicating the address number from which the material is being collected.
Please place all refuse in plastic trash bags (with openings securely closed) before putting it in the container. We'll tag refuse with a pink sticker and leave it at the curb if the contents are not bagged, all bags in the container, or the contents include household hazardous waste.
Received a Pink Tag - Make sure your material is compliance with the above requirements. Then set back out on your next scheduled collection day.
We provide recycling and yard trim containers to our residential customers!
The City offers each residential customer a blue 64 gallon wheeled cart for recycling, limited to one per resident. If this is too big or you need multiple containers for overflow, we offer 32 gallon and 18 gallon containers.
Recycling must be placed loose in the container. No plastic bags or film plastic, food waste, or other contaminants. We'll tag recycling with a green sticker and leave it at the curb if there is contamination in the container.
Received a Green Tag - Make sure your material is compliance with the above requirements. Then set back out on your next scheduled collection day.
The City offers each residential customer a green 64-gallon wheeled cart for yard trim, limit one per resident. If this is you need multiple containers you can use paper bags, a container marked with an "X", tied bundles measuring no more than 2feet by 4 feet in size. Branches must be less than 4 inches in diameter. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Please do not use the BLUE City recycling containers.
Avoid receiving an orange tag by setting yard trim out properly and avoid placing contamination in the container.
Received an orange sticker - Make sure your material is in compliance with the above requirements. The set back out on your next scheduled collection day.
Getting a container is now even easier. Complete the form, we will verify that you are a City refuse customer and deliver your container to your address.
If you prefer to pick up your container, visit our Public Works Services Facility or Public Works Administration. Just bring a valid I.D. and a copy of your residential water bill for verification.
Public Works Services Facility 39 Hudson Street Annapolis, Md 21401 Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:00am - 1:00pm
Service would like to inform residents of the delivery option for those residents that can't meet the time frame for pick up. Please call 410-263-7967.
Public Works Administration 145 Gorman Street Annapolis, Md 21401 Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm
Can get 32 gal containers only.
Make sure you know how it goes and review the dos and don'ts of proper curbside disposal for refuse and recycling