Yard Trimmings & Mulch Site

Allegany County Government operates a yard trimmings and mulch site for Allegany County residents and businesses at 11700 PPG Road, North Branch Industrial Park, off of Maryland Route 51 South.

To get started, check out our Backyard Composting Basics (PDF).

You Need to Know

  • Free drop off of accepted items.
  • Free pick up of mulch.


Grass, leaves, brush, trees and tree limbs six inches or less in diameter, Christmas trees, and other fresh holiday greenery free of artificial decorations of any type.

Not Accepted

Stumps, roots, trees and tree limbs more than six inches in diameter, rubble, demolition material, lumber, pallets, railroad ties, and all other items not listed as "accepted."

Yard Trimmings & Mulch Site hours

The site is open 7 days a week from dawn until dusk.