In 2019, Frederick County recycled 11,601,982 pounds of material, a noteworthy increase of 2.3 million pounds. Your efforts make a difference - 5,801 tons of difference! The region's 2018 recycling rate as reported to the state is 53.5 percent, far exceeding the mandated goal of 25 percent. The figure includes recycling efforts by residents, special programs such as electronics and brush recycling and recycling efforts by local businesses. The state recycling rate for 2018 is 46 percent, also a three percent increase over 2017.
We look forward to another successful year of protecting our environment in 2020. View our monthly totals below to track along with us!