Recycling FAQ

How can I find out where materials can be recycled? Check the list of Washington County Recycling Drop Off locations listed on the Washington County Solid Waste Web Site or look on the last page of the local Verizon phone directory. Call the County’s Recycling Office at 240-313-2796 for specific questions or for the names […]

Recycling Drop-Off Locations

DROP OFF LOCATIONS (Red Boxes) – HOUSEHOLD RECYCLABLES ONLY (No Businesses) WASHINGTON COUNTY RESIDENTIAL DROP OFF LOCATIONS Washington County Solid Waste Department SITE ADDRESS HOURS OF OPERATION Forty West Landfill 12630 Earth Care Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740 Monday -Saturday 7:00am – 3:30pm Dargan Convenience Center 2201 Dargan School Road, Sharpsburg MD 21782 Tuesday -Saturday 7:30am – […]

Solid Waste Department – Recycling

RECYCLING NEWS Recycling Program Information – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Recycling in Washington County – Permit Fee Explained and Recycling Options Offered QUICK LINKS Drop-Off Locations and Hours for Household Recyclables Where to Recycle Other Materials Private Recycling Information The County’s Recycling Office (240-313-2796) is available to assist and promote recycling in the County. Recycling FAQs […]

Solid Waste Department – FAQ

What are the landfill operating hours? The gates are open 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday through Saturday. If you have trash that requires weighing, you should be there no later than 3:00 PM. Can I take trash to the Forty West Landfill if I’m not a resident of Washington County? No. Trucks will come […]

Solid Waste Department – Source Reduction

Washington County residents and businesses can help our community by eliminating waste that would need to be collected, and then recycled or landfilled. Listed below are some tips for reducing waste. A) Watch what you buy. Buy items that are durable instead of disposable or cheaply made. Avoid excess packaging and buy concentrated products. Buy […]

Solid Waste Department – Residential Permits & Cash Sales

Permit Application – fill out print and bring to the Permit office for processing Residential Permits may be purchased at the Forty West Landfill residential use lot, 8:00am. 2:30 pm, Monday through Saturday.  Bring the vehicle you wish to permit so the permit can be placed on the vehicle.  You may bring trash at that time for […]