Special recycling events are coordinated with the Allegany County Recycling Office and Solid Waste Management Board. These events include tire recycling, electronics recycling, household hazardous waste collections, etc... These special events are not held on a regular basis, so the City will be providing information here to be inform to Cumberland residents. Additionally, as events are scheduled they will be added to Notify Me and the Main Calendar. For more information please contact the City's Environmental Specialist at 301-759-6604.
Christmas Tree Recycling
City residents interested in recycling their live Christmas trees may take them to the Penn-Mar Recycling Center, which is located in the Riverside Industrial Park, 975 Kelly Road (behind the Allegany County office complex). Trees must be must be free of ornaments, lights, and tinsel and may be taken to this location seven days a week from dawn to dusk through Sunday, January 22, 2017.
After January 22 live Christmas trees may be recycle Allegany County Government’s 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.
The City of Cumberland will resume a regular trash pick-up schedule over the 2016 holiday season. Visit the City’s website at http://www.ci.cumberland.md.us/222/Maintenance-Division for up to date information regarding trash and recycling collection programs. Christmas trees may be placed at the curb for disposal on regular trash days. Please call 301-759-6044 for further information.