All Allegany County residents may participate. Proof of residency is required, in the form of a valid driver's license, current utility bill, etc. Businesses and commercial entities cannot participate in this event.
Driveway repair asphalt
Handheld road flares
Household chemicals used in cleaning
PCB and non-PCB light ballasts
Residential smoke detectors
Medical or infectious waste
Poisonous gas compounds
*Paint, once dried, can be disposed in the landfill therefore WILL not be accepted at this event.
You Need to Know
This is free of charge!
Keep all materials in the original container.
Contact the Allegany County Recycling Coordinator by email or call 301-777-5933, ext. 210 before bringing unidentified materials to this event.
The 2015 Allegany County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is made possible by The Allegany County Commissioners, Allegany County Solid Waste Management Board, City of Cumberland, City of Frostburg, Town of Lonaconing, Advanced Disposal, Waste Management and NEFCO.
The more you use safe alternatives, the less we spend on disposal of household hazardous waste (HHW). The more HHW you dispose of, the less we save during these tough budgetary times. Choosing safer alternatives is the difference between money saved and money spent.
So, ask yourself, "Why unnecessarily buy something that is harmful and expensive to dispose of when you could choose an alternative that's safer and cheaper to manage?" You can help reduce the cost of this program by: