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Compost Site


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

Backyard Composting Basics


You Need to Know grass
  • Free drop off of accepted items!
  • Free pick up of composted mulch!
Grass, leaves, brush, trees and tree limbs 4 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 4 inches in diameter, rubble, demolition material, lumber, pallets, railroad ties, and all other items not listed as "accepted."



Spring & Summer Schedule:
Starts the first Wednesday in April.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Fall Schedule:
Starts the first Sunday in November.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Winter Schedule:
Starts the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm