The Frederick County Office of Recycling is part of the Department of Solid Waste Management. Our offices are located within the landfill facilities located at 9031 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick MD 21704.
Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. By calling 301-600-2960 you can reach any of the staff listed below or email the main office.
Recycling Program Manager
The Program Manager oversees recycling staff, budgets, contracts and operations for both drop-off and collection programs for recycling. Rebecca prepares local, state and federal recycling reports, ensuring that the recycling programs comply with Maryland State standards and goals. This position also serves as the department's liaison with recycling program officers from other counties and state offices, as well as supporting the recycling efforts of local communities and municipal leaders.
Recycling Administrative Specialist Email
Cheri is the front line of our telephone customer service (301-600-2960). She can answer your questions about the County's recycling program as well as provide general assistance with residential curbside recycling inquiries and collection issues. She assists residents who wish to obtain a recycling cart or purchase a compost bin and is also the point of contact for organizations wishing to borrow the County's event recycling containers.
This position serves as the liaison between Frederick County's contracted recycling service provider, residents and County government. The residential analyst assists with contract management, contractor oversight, and preparation of state reports. They can answer general recycling questions, provide presentations on recycling, provide customer service and help resolve curbside issues. They can also provide background information and data specific to Frederick County's recycling programs.
Recycling Collections Inspector Email
James works to ensure that the county's contracted recycling collection service runs smoothly. He performs field inspections to assess the effectiveness of local recycling activities. He serves as the intermediary between the county, the collection contractor and county residents and can provide education and resources to support the county's recycling goals.
Deb assists local organizations in their endeavors to recycle more and waste less. She can be found around the county conducting waste audits, assisting with staff training and providing public presentations. Deb can offer resources, tips and strategies to help reduce waste. Contact her to help your organization design a user-friendly recycling program. Deb also coordinates reporting of local information to the Maryland Department of the Environment and can help businesses assess their recycling and waste data.
Recycling Outreach Program Analyst Email
Annmarie serves as the department’s public information officer and develops promotions, events, social media, mailings and general communication campaigns to encourage residents to recycle right and waste less. She leads facility tours for adult groups, can provide on- or off-site educational presentations for local organizations (for ages 11 and up), and offers a wealth of materials for loan to teachers and homeschooling parents.
Listings for all staff within the Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management may be found online.