- Do you need a permit?
- How much will it cost?
- What size do you need?
- What about recycling?
Do You Need a Dumpster Permit in Baltimore?
A permit for dumpster rental is required in Baltimore if the container is going to be positioned on the street. The Baltimore dumpster permit can be sought from Baltimore city offices.
There are certain rules to hauling waste in Baltimore. A hauling firm or any individual is not allowed to amass city waste between 11 pm and 7 am. Moreover, during this period, solid waste collection should be done more than 300 feet away from a residential structure. This restriction applies on legal holidays and weekends as well. A hauling truck should have necessary license. Also, disposing the waste at the wrong places is illegal and could lead to criminal charges and fines.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Baltimore and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 410-777-8333, we’ll gladly answer them.
10 Yard Dumpster
20 Yard Dumpster
30 Yard Dumpster
40 Yard Dumpster
How Much Does it Cost To Rent a Rolloff in Baltimore
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Baltimore including dumpster size, debris type, debris weight, rental period, and landfill charges in your county. But, typically you can expect the price to be somewhere between $300 and $750. To get a quote on an exact all-inclusive price, give us a call at 410-777-8333.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Baltimore?
Baltimore’s solid waste recycling is taken care of by the Office of Recycling. Its objective is to reduce trash tonnage and pollution in the city. In 2010, Baltimore City managed to recycle 27 percent of its trash. In 2011, the organization amassed recyclable materials worth 26,000 tons. That is material worth almost 52,000,000 pounds diverted from the landfills. The objective of the body is not just to recycle as much material possible, but also reduce the total amount of trash the city generates.
For recycling purposes, Maryland residents of Baltimore are encouraged to take any container they would like: cardboard boxes, paper bags, old laundry baskets, and the likes. Even trash cans can be used – they have to be marked as “recycling” cans. However, plastic cans are unacceptable. The container should be filled with recyclables such as cans, cardboards, bottles, paper, etc. There isn’t any limit to the level of recycling that can be done. Details relating to trash and recycle days could be found at the link here.
In case your items aren’t picked up at the curbside, you could take and drop them at drop-off centers. The items you drop there could be hard plastics, electronics, scrap metal, Styrofoam, household hazardous waste, etc. These are the drop centers in Baltimore.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Baltimore?
There is a containment facility for household hazardous waste disposal in Baltimore. It’s in Northwest Citizens’ Convenience Center, which is situated at 2840 Sisson Street. The establishment collects hazardous waste for a period of six months, from April to October. Before dropping off hazardous trash, the citizens of Baltimore are expected to furnish their Baltimore residency proof, which could be a telephone or tax bill, or driver’s license. Also, residents should identify the hazardous substance they throw away for recycling. These recycling facilities are only for household hazardous trash. Commercial users and businesses are expected to get in touch with a vendor for correct hazardous waste disposal procedures.
Also, there is a difference between household hazardous material and household hazardous waste. A hazardous household waste is something you may find in a grocery store, which could be ammonia, bleach, or batteries. Accessing these materials is not that tough. But disposing them is not easy, and incorrect handling could be hazardous to all. Hazardous household material, on the other hand, should be handled, issued, amassed, and utilized as per certain regulations and guidelines. In other words, you would not find these products on grocery shelves. They could be fireworks, asbestos, ammunition, etc.
The city centers cannot dispose all hazardous waste. The ones that the Household Hazardous Waste facility cannot handle should be forwarded to recycling processors.