Posted on October 16, 2020
New regulations in effect
(October 16, 2020) – The Town of Berlin will hold free curbside Bulk Waste Collections in November. Collections are for improved, occupied residential properties and dates vary according to the regular weekly trash schedules.
New Special Collection regulations went into effect on March 1, 2020 and anyone placing items for collection must contact the Town by no later than noon on the Monday of their collection week.
For those neighborhoods which have Tuesday and Wednesday trash collection, Bulk Waste Collection will be on Wednesday, November 4, 2020; for Thursday trash collection customers, Bulk Waste Collection will be on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
Residents must contact the Town no later than noon on Monday, November 2, 2020 or Monday, November 16, 2020 depending on their collection date above. A form is available online at berlinmd.gov under “Departments/Public Works” or they can call 410-641-2770, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. A maximum of four items will be collected. All fabric items must be bagged or wrapped in plastic and sealed; bags for large items such as mattresses are available at local retailers and a limited supply is available at Town Hall. Additional regulations may apply; details are available online or may be emailed or picked up at Town Hall prior to collection day.
There are also several holidays in November that will impact regular trash or recycling collection:
Town Offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans Day – trash collection will be postponed to Thursday, November 12, 2020 along with regularly scheduled Thursday collection.
Town Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving. For Thursday and Friday trash collection customers, trash will be collected on Wednesday, November 25th along with regular Wednesday collection. There will be no recycling collection on Friday, November 27th.
Fall Yard Waste Collections will be scheduled for December. For more information about Special Collections, please visit the Town website at berlinmd.gov and go to the Public Works page under Departments.