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Solid Waste Management Division

Cecil County Solid Waste Management Facilities do not accept waste or recycling from out of county sources.

Solid Waste Division Mission Statement

The primary services provided by the Solid Waste Management Division include daily processing of Cecil County's solid waste stream, implementing Cecil County's Recycling Programs, and vigilant monitoring of the environmental site characteristics at the Central Landfill site.

It is the goal of the Solid Waste Management Division to:

  • Provide quality service to Cecil County residents
  • Be good stewards of the environment
  • Provide a recycling program that is the best in the state
  • Protect and preserve the assets of Cecil County

Office: 410.996.6275
Fax: 410.287.4608

 Dept of Public Works

 Recycling Programs

Solid Waste Video Links 

Important Information:

Market Rate for Single Stream Recycling increases to $22.50 February 1, 2016



Changes to Electronics Program

NEW! Fee Schedule Scales in Service (Effective 7/1/16)

Solid Waste Management Facility Survey

Proper Medications Disposal Acceptance(.pdf)

Solid Waste Management Plan (.pdf)

List of Cecil County Licensed Commercial Refuse Haulers (.pdf)

List of Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Vendors for Businesses

Indemnity/Hold Harmless Agreement for Cell Assistance (.pdf) 

Upcoming Events:

Next Household Hazardous Waste Day: Spring 2017

Helpful Forms:

Municipality Recycling

List of Recycling Drop-Off Facilities

Temporary Permit Application

SWMD Manifest .pdf 

SWMD Manifest .xls

Asbestos Regulations

Asbestos Handling Manifest

MDE Tire Hauler Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 318 - Solid Waste Rules and Regulations

Chapter 285 - Licensed Commercial Refuse Hauler Regulations

Cecil County Solid Waste Facilities are closed the following holidays:

~ New Years Day

~ Labor Day

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

~ Columbus Day
~ Presidents' Day ~ Veterans Day
~ Memorial Day ~ Thanksgiving Day
~ Independence Day ~ Christmas Day

Solid Waste Management Disposal Facilities

Central Landfill
758 E. Old Philadelphia Rd., Elkton

7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Monday --Saturday

Stemmer's Run Transfer Station
Stemmer's Run Rd. Earleville
Brush & Metal recycling containers both available during operating hours

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Friday, & Saturday ONLY

Woodlawn Transfer Station
off Firetower Road, Colora

8:00 am to 4:00 pm


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