What residential material is not allowed for disposal at the Harford Waste Disposal Center?
The Harford Waste Disposal Center does not accept the following items:

Liquid Waste
Friable Asbestos
Chemicals and chemical constituents in containers with volumes which are greater than that typically found in retail stores catering to the homeowner (including solvents and degreasers, oil based paint, thinners, herbicides, pesticides)
Poisons
Acids or caustic liquids
Explosives or ordinance
Hot ashes
Radioactive substances
Vehicles (including automobiles, RV’s, trucks, motorcycles
Drums unless emptied and flattened
Compressed gas cylinders (other than refillable 20-pound propane cylinders)
Septage
Logs and stumps
Soil or stone
Limitations on certain materials including but not limited to construction and demolition debris.
Bureau of Solid Waste Management Rules (PDF)

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1. What phone numbers should I call if I have questions about trash or recycling?
2. What residential material can be disposed of at the Harford Waste Disposal Center and the Tollgate Yard Trim drop-off facility?
3. What residential material is not allowed for disposal at the Harford Waste Disposal Center?
4. What are your hours of operation for the landfill, mulch and compost facility and yard trim facility?
5. What are your fees?
6. Do you accept credit cards or checks at the HWDC for payment?
7. What are the directions to drop-off facilities?
8. My trash was not picked up today. What should I do?
9. I am new to Harford County, Maryland. What companies pick-up household trash and recycling?
10. Are peanut butter jars, margarine tubs, and yogurt containers recyclable?
11. Can I recycle computer/electronics in Harford County?
12. How do I dispose of latex paint?
13. Plastic motor oil containers have the designation #1 or #2 on them. Can I put these into my single stream recycling bin?
14. Where is the nearest location to drop off used motor oil and anti-freeze for recycling?
15. Where can I dispose of tires?
16. Where can I get rid of old stale gasoline?
17. What is the availability of mulch and compost?
18. How can I safely dispose of used needles and other sharps?