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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Recycle Your Christmas Tree by January 30th


As previously announced, 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 must be removed - no lights, no tinsel, no ribbon, no ornaments, etc. You must also remove nails and screws in the tree trunk. Flocked trees are NOT accepted. 

The Christmas tree drop-off time period is underway. The last day to use the Christmas tree seasonal drop-off sites is Sunday, January 30, 2022. Starting on Monday, January 31, 2022, all Christmas trees must be taken to the Allegany County Yard Trimmings and Mulch Site, cited below. 


  • Cumberland: Allegany County Yard Trimmings and Mulch Site, North  Branch Industrial Park, 11700 PPG Road (off Maryland Route 51): 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 Consol 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. This site will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2021. 
  • Lonaconing: Little League parking lot, Railroad 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. 

Allegany County Government appreciates the effort of all recyclers and encourages individuals, business, and other entities to reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. 

Questions? Visit, email, or call 301-777-5933 X 359. 

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