Recycling, Refuse, and Yard Trim Containers

Header-RefuseContainer

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.
1-RefuseIcon
2-PinkNotice

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!

Header-RecyclingContainer

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.   

3-GreenNotice

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. LearnMoreAvoidingContaimination Opens in new window

Received a Green Tag - Make sure your material is compliance with the above requirements. Then set back out on your next scheduled collection day.

4-RecycleIcon
Header-YardTrimContainer

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. 

6-OrangeNotice

Avoid receiving an orange tag by setting yard trim out properly and avoid placing contamination in the container.

Button-LearnMoreYardTrim

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.

5-YardTrimIcon
Header-ContainerPickUp

Pick up your container at 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
932 Spa Road
Annapolis, Md 21401
Hours:  Monday-Friday from 8:00am - 3:00pm
Can get all container sizes.

Public Works Administration
145 Gorman Street
Annapolis, Md 21401
Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm
Can get 32 gal containers only.
Header-CurbsideCollection

8-Curbside-button

Make sure you know how it goes and review the dos and don'ts of proper curbside disposal for refuse and recycling

Refuse, Recycling and Yard Trim

Address:
145 Gorman Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-263-7949
Emergency Phone: 410-224-3140
Fax: 410-263-3322
Email: pubworks@annapolis.gov
Hours:
Monday - Friday
(8:30 am -4:30 pm)
Group 412