Posted on: December 8, 2017

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 Tuesday, December 26, 2017 and continuing through and including Sunday, January 21, 2018.

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, across from the former PPG Plant): 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 Office Complex): dawn to dusk 7 days a week
  • Flintstone: Flintstone Residential Refuse Site, I 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: Town of Lonaconing Public Works Department (rear parking area): Jackson 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 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 21, 2018 all Christmas trees, etc. are to be taken to Allegany County Government’s Yard Waste and Mulch Site, cited above.

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 https://www.alleganygov.org. From the homepage, click Departments, click Public Works, click Recycling Office. Siera N. Wigfield, Allegany County Recycling Coordinator, may be contacted at 301-777-5933 X 210 and swigfield@alleganygov.org.