Trash Stickers - Residential Program

Allegany County Government has a residential/household trash sticker solid waste disposal system. A trash sticker must be attached to each trash bag or item brought for disposal to an Allegany County Operated Residential Refuse Site. Each trash sticker costs $1.00 and is bright pink. 

Anyone can use the scales at the Mountainview Landfill as it's a private company.


  • One Trash Sticker is required for one garbage bag 40 gallon maximum.
  • One Trash Sticker is required for one garbage can 40 pound maximum.
  • A maximum of 10 garbage bags/garbage cans per day per resident is permitted.
  • A maximum of 2 bulk items per day per resident is permitted for items requiring 6 or more trash stickers due to space limitations at the refuse disposal sites.
Trash Sticker brochure
  • Tires: Although tires cannot be deposited into the dumpsters at the Refuse Sites or Landfill, the site attendant accepts tires at the following Refuse Sites: Flintstone, Little Orleans, and Oldtown, during regular hours of operation. A maximum of four tires per day per resident is permitted, and three Trash Stickers are required for one tire. Tires are also recycled by appointment in Cumberland. To make arrangements please call the County Recycling Office.
  • Businesses and commercial entities cannot use the refuse site drop boxes.

Examples of the Number of $1.00 Trash Stickers Required Per Item

Other items are based on comparable size.

# of Stickers
1 Trash Bag (any size up to 40 gals. max. OR 40 lbs.)
1 Trash Can (any size up to 40 gals. max. OR 40 lbs.)
2 Contractor Trash Bag
3 Chair, Sink, Toilet, or Rug (5’x7’ or smaller)
3 Microwave, Printer, Table, Storm Door, or Bicycle
3 Laptop, Tower, Monitor, or Television up to 20”
5 Television over 20” (diagonal)
6 Reclining Chair, Push-Lawnmower, Bathtub, or Grill*
6 Mattress or Box Springs up to Full Size*
9 Rug or Pad (over 5’x7’)*
9 Dresser or Cabinet*
10 Mattress or Box Springs over Full Size* (Queen & King)
12 Couch or Love Seat*
15 Riding Lawnmower, or Garage Door*

Not Accepted at Refuse Site Drop Boxes

  • Appliances with Freon
  • Ashes
  • Brush 
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Lead Acid Batteries for Vehicles
  • Liquids
  • Lumber
  • Stumps
  • Tires (see above)
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Where to Buy Trash Stickers

Call to confirm Trash Sticker availability and hours of operation. Many have a minimum purchase requirement of five Trash Stickers.


Barton Town Hall
19018 Legislative Road
Phone: 301-463-6347


Allegany County Government
Finance Department
701 Kelly Road
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:00 pm

Naylor's Ace Hardware
1350 West Industrial Boulevard
Phone: 301-777-9101


Flintstone Refuse & Recycling Site
26706 National Pike
(MD 144 – I-68 Exit 62 Fifteen Mile Creek)
Flintstone, MD 21530
Phone: 301-478-3156
Hours: Thursday, 10 am - 6pm
Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm


City Hall
37 South Broadway
Phone: 301-689-6000

Frostburg Rental & Sales
227 E Main Street
Phone: 301-689-7368

Pet Wants
37 E Main Street
Phone: 301-689-3909

Somerset Trust Co. - Both Branches
351 East Main Street
Phone: 240-657-9680

3 South Broadway
Phone: 240-657-9670


B&B Meats
11329 Upper Georges Creek Road
Phone: 301-689-6225


CoGo's (BP Station)
1064 National Highway
Phone: 240-362-7186

LaVale Pharmacy
1221 National Highway
Phone: 301-729-3535

Little Orleans

Little Orleans Refuse Site
11306 Orleans Road - South        Hours: Friday, 10 am - 6 pm


D&D Pit N' Go
5721 Lower George's Creek Road SW
Phone: 301-463-2418

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
19 Main Street
Phone: 301-463-5757

Pit N' Go
15915 Lower George's Creek Road SW
Phone: 301-463-2432


Midland Volunteer Fire Department
14809 Railroad Street
Phone: 301-463-2511

Pick N' Go (formerly RG's)
14730 New George Creek Road
Phone: 301-463-8196


Oldtown Refuse Site
18622 Lower Town Creek Road
Phone: 301-478-5229
Hours: Wednesday, 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, 9 am- 5 pm