Alpha Ridge Landfill is Howard County's third public landfill, and its only public facility open to accept recycling and waste. Alpha Ridge Landfill was opened in 1980, and is located on a 550 acre site, of which 190 acres is permitted for landfilling. In 2018, Alpha Ridge Landfill sent out 21,414 tons of material to be recycled.
Credits: HowardCountyMD.gov/ARL, KnowBeforeYouThrow.org, www.LoadingDock.org
;, FeedTheGreenBin.org, HowardCountyMD.gov/LoanCloset, HowardCountyRecycles.org