About Us

Trash Free Maryland, founded in 2010, is a nonprofit organization focused on lasting change to prevent trash pollution.

Maryland 2018

It’s time to make polystyrene a pollutant of the past in Maryland.

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Our collective voices are strong, but mobilizing Marylanders around trash pollution is hard work.


Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis Introduce EPS Foam Bans

Amid the disappointing failure of the Maryland General Assembly to pass a statewide ban on EPS foam, Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis step up to join the growing list of jurisdictions in Maryland that recognize how harmful this product is.

Join us in April to Clean Up Litter

Marylanders come together to pick up litter every day during the month of April.

Trash Free Maryland Welcomes New Executive Director

Meet our new leader: Ashley Van Stone!

Baltimore Earth Week Events!

It’s our favorite month here at Trash Free Maryland: Earth Month! Check out the PDF below to learn of the fun Earth Week Events happening all around Baltimore this month.   Calendar of Earth Events: Baltimore

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Statewide EPS Foam Ban Explodes into Millions of Tiny Pieces Upon Death in the MD General Assembly

Learn the ins and outs of what happened to the EPS foam ban this legislative session.

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Baltimore City Litter Audit Report Released

From September 2016-March 2017, five auditors walked through five neighborhoods in Baltimore surveying the litter levels of each block. Those five neighborhoods were Baltimore Highlands, Curtis Bay, Mondawmin, McElderry Park, and Waverly. Auditors surveyed the same blocks on the same…

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