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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Christmas Tree Recycling Sites


Allegany County Government has sites located throughout the county to drop off live Christmas trees and other natural seasonal greenery such as wreaths and swags. All decorations have to be removed - no lights, no tinsel, no ribbon, no ornaments, etc. Flocked trees are NOT accepted. 

Christmas trees may be dropped off beginning Thursday, December 26, 2019, and continuing through and including Sunday, January 26, 2020. 

The Christmas tree seasonal drop-off sites are: 

Cumberland: Allegany County Yard Waste and Mulch Site, North Branch Industrial Park, 11700 PPG Road (off of Maryland Route 51): Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Cumberland: Penn-Mar Recycling Center, Riverside Industrial Park, 975 Kelly Road (behind Allegany County Complex): dawn to dusk 7 days a week 

Flintstone: Flintstone Residential Refuse Site, 1 68 Exit 62, MD Route 144, 26702 National Pike: Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., 

Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

• Frostburg: baseball field parking lot, Lower Consul Road: dawn to dusk 

7 days a week 

• LaVale: Lions Field, 1111 Braddock Road: dawn to dusk 7 days a week 

• Little Orleans: Orleans Residential Refuse Site, 11306 Orleans Road 

South: Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

• Lonaconing: Little League parking lot, Railroad Street, Monday - Friday, 

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Mount Savage: Mount Savage Recreational Park, Iron Rail Street and Foundry Row (next to the recycling bin), dawn to dusk 7 days a week 

Oldtown: Oldtown Residential Refuse Site, 18622 Lower Town Creek Road: Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

• Westernport: City of Westernport Town Garage, Chestnut Street, 

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

NOTE: After Sunday, January 26, 2020, all Christmas trees, etc. are to be taken to Allegany County Government's Yard Waste and Mulch Site, previously cited. 

Allegany County Government appreciates the effort of all recyclers and encourages individuals, business, and other entities to reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. 

Allegany County Government's website is For additional information, from the homepage, click departments, click Recycling Office. Siera N. Wigfield, Allegany County Recycling Coordinator, may be contacted at 301-777-5933 X 210, 

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