Recycling

Free Recycling Bin Locations

BINS ARE SINGLE STREAM AND DO NOT NEED TO BE SORTED BY TYPE

Beulah Landfill:
6815 East New Market Ellwood Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643

Golden Hill:
3270 Golden Hill Rd
Church Creek, MD 21622

Secretary Transfer Station:
5915 Cambridge Rd
Rt 14
Secretary, MD 21664

Cambridge Bins:
On Siding Road between 821 and 825 Chesapeake Drive
Cambridge, MD 21613

Cambridge Bins:
On Leonard’s Lane
Opposite the City of Cambridge Department of Public Works Shop
Cambridge, MD 21613

Hurlock Bins:
200 Nealson Street
Behind the Police Department
Hurlock, MD 21643

ITEMS YOU CAN TYPICALLY RECYCLE

It is important that when recycling, you ensure your recyclables are empty, clean, and dry.

Paper Recycling

Did you know paper makes up nearly 30 percent of waste generated each year?

Recycle envelopes, office paper, junk mail, greeting cards and file folders. Shredded paper should be put in a paper bag.

Acceptable Items

  • Newspaper
  • Envelopes
  • Junk mail
  • Phone books
  • Brochures
  • Magazines

Cardboard Recycling.

Please be kind and breakdown your boxes to make more room.

Did you know greasy pizza boxes are not recyclable?

You can also include newspaper inserts, catalogs, paperback books, phone books and brochures.

Acceptable Items

  • Ream wrappers
  • File folders
  • Poster board
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Milk cartons

Plastic Recycling

Did you know recycling just ten plastic bottles saves enough energy to power a laptop for more than 25 hours?

Recycle plastics #1 thru #7. Look on the bottom of containers for a number inside the recycling arrows.

Acceptable Items

  • Milk jugs (no cartons)
  • Water/Soda containers
  • Shampoo/Soap/Detergent bottles

Aluminum/Metal Recycling

Did you know recycling just one ton of aluminum cans conserves more than 1,024 gallons of gasoline?

Recycle all food and beverage metal cans – steel, tin, bi-metal and aluminum.

Acceptable Items

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Food cans
  • Scrap metal

Glass Recycling

Recycle clear and colored glass.

Acceptable Items

  • Beverage containers
  • Glass food jars

WHAT CAN’T BE RECYCLED:

  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Christmas Lights
  • Coat Hangers
  • Diapers
  • Electrical Cords
  • Food Waste
  • Food Wrap
  • Garden Hoses
  • Plastic Bags
  • Polystyrene
  • Rubber Balls
  • Sports Equipment
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Syringes/Razor Blades
  • Tires
  • Waxed Cartons
  • Wood/Yard Waste

 

For more information please contact the Dorchester County Department of Solid Waste
410-943-1700 or 410-943-1092