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Residential Refuse Disposal Tag System


Allegany County Government has a residential/household refuge disposal tag system. A refuse disposal tag must be attached to each trash bag or item brought for disposal to any of Allegany County's residential refuse disposal drop box sites, including Mountainview Landfill. (For Allegany County residents use only.) Each refuse tag costs $0.75 and is bright green.


You Need To Know
  • Refuse tag is required for one garbage bag 40 gallon maximum.
  • 1 refuse tag is required for one garbage can 40 pound maximum.
  • 1 refuse tag 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 items per day per resident is permitted for items requiring 6 or more refuse tags due to space limitations at the refuse disposal sites.
  • Tires: Although tires cannot be deposited into the refuse site drop boxes. The site attendant accepts tires at three Refuse Disposal Sites/Solid Waste Collection Areas: Flintstone, Little Orleans, and Oldtown, during regular hours of operation. A maximum of 4 tires per day per resident is permitted and 3 refuse tags are required for one tire.
  • Businesses and commercial entities cannot use the refuse site drop boxes.
Examples of the Number of $0.75 Refuse Tags Required Per Item
Other items are based on comparable size
3 Chair, Sink, Toilet
3 Computer System or Television (maximum of 3 items per day per resident)
3 Bicycle, Microwave, Storm Door, Table
• 6Bathtub, Mattress, Box Spring
6 Reclining Chair, Grill, Push Lawnmower
9 Sofa (3 Person)/ Love Seat (2 Person)
9 Carpet/Rug, Carpet/Rug Padding
9 Cabinet, Dresser
9 Garage Door, Riding Lawnmower
Not Accepted at Refuse Site Drop Boxes: hazardous materials, appliances, ashes, lead acid batteries for vehicles, brush, dead animals, liquids, lumber, stumps, tires.


Where to Buy Refuse Tags
Call to confirm refuse tag availability and hours of operation! Many have a minimum purchase requirement of $3.75/5 refuse tags.
Barton: Barton Town Hall, 19018 Legislative Road, 301-463-6347
Cumberland:. Allegany County Government - Finance Department, 701 Kelly Road,
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Cumberland: Naylorís Ace Hardware, 1350 West Industrial Boulevard, 301-777-9101
Flintstone: Flintstone Refuse Disposal Site/Solid Waste Collection Area, 26707 National Pike
Frostburg: Lil Corner Market, 217 East Main Street, 301-689-8733
Frostburg: Rite Aid Pharmacy, 101 Bishop Murphy Drive, 301-689-2422
Grahamtown: B & B Meats, 11329 Upper Georges Creek Road, 301-689-6225
LaVale: CoGoís, 1064 National Highway, 301-729-8126
LaVale: LaVale Pharmacy, 1221 National Highway, 301-729-3535
Little Orleans: Little Orleans Refuse Site/Solid Waste Collection Area, 11306 Orleans Road South
Lonaconing: D&D Pit N Go, 5721 Lower Georgeís Creek Road SW, 301-463-2418
Lonaconing: The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, 19 Main Street, 301-463-5757
Lonaconing: Pit & Go, 15915 Lower Georgeís Creek Road SW, 301-463-2432
Midland: Midland Volunteer Fire Department, 14809 Railroad Street, 301-463-2511
Midland: Pick N Go  (formerly RG’s),14730 New George Creek Road, 301-463-6610
Oldtown: Oldtown Refuse Site/Solid Waste Collection Area, 18622 Lower Town Creek Road


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