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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Christmas Trees: 10 Recycling/Drop Off Sites, No Decorations!

CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING SITES 

RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE INTO MULCH 

Allegany County Government has sites located throughout the county where residents can recycle Christmas trees and other natural seasonal greenery such as wreaths and swags. Everything collected at these sites will be recycled into mulch. All decorations have to be removed - no lights, no tinsel, no ribbon, no ornaments, etc. Flocked trees are NOT accepted. 

Christmas trees may be taken to these sites beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018, and continuing through and including Sunday, January 20, 2019. 

The Christmas tree seasonal recycling 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 the 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: 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 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.; and 

Westernport: City of Westernport Town Garage, Chestnut Street: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

NOTE: After Sunday, January 20, 2019, 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. 

There is extensive recycling information presented on Allegany County Government's website, https://www.alleganygov.org. From the homepage, click Departments and click Recycling Office. Siera N. Wigfield, Allegany County Recycling Coordinator, may be contacted at 301-777-5933 X 210 and swigfield@alleganygov.org. 

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