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Christmas Tree Recycling

**UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: ALL Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling Sites will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays**
 
The landfill, located at 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road is NOW on the Winter Schedule: Saturdays the landfill closes at noon and the scales are closed. No commercial loads, or loads that need to be weighed, will be accepted on Saturdays until April 15, 2021
 
The Main Office is OPEN normal operating hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Due to COVID-19, We are Limited to One Customer in the Office at a Time.  Please Wear a Mask Inside the Building.
 
#1 and #2 Plastic Recycling Program has Resumed at Kings Run, Bumble Bee, Grantsville, Garrett Hwy., and Landfill locations.                                      
 

                     Recycle Christmas Trees at Garrett County Landfill
 
The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling would like to invite Garrett County residents to participate in Christmas tree recycling at the Garrett County landfill location during the months of January and February.
 
Trees will be accepted for recycling during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, at the landfill location at 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road, Oakland, Maryland.
 
Christmas tree recycling is available to Garrett County resident’s FREE-of-CHARGE.  A residential disposal permit is not required to participate in this program or any other recycling program in Garrett County.
 
Christmas trees may also be recycled at home by placing cut branches and needles under trees and shrubs as a temporary winter mulch -- or by chopping them up and adding them to your compost pile.
 
Remove all tinsel, garland and ornaments before recycling Christmas trees at home or at the landfill location.
 
Please remember that a refuse permit is not required to recycle at any of the seven refuse & recycling sites, including the landfill.  Additionally, Garrett County businesses are encouraged to recycle and use the refuse & recycling sites for the recyclable materials collected.  If you have any questions, please contact the office at 301 387 0322 or email kmadigan@garrettcounty.org.