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Solid Waste & Recycling

Forty West Landfill

12630 Earth Care Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740

  • Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am –  4:00pm
  • Landfill Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:00am –  3:30pm (Scales close at 3:00pm)
  • Convenience Centers Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 7:30am –  3:30pm
  • Permit Sales
    • Landfill: Monday – Saturday, 8:00am – 2:30pm
    • Convenience Centers: Tuesday – Saturday, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Phone: 240-313-2790
Fax: 301-582-3412
TTY users: 1-800-735-2258

Mission:

To provide effective solid waste management and recycling for the residents of Washington County while looking for new, innovative, cost effective and environmentally sound ways to conduct solid waste and recycling operations in the future.

Vision:

To research ways to convert solid waste to a resource and minimize if not eliminate the need for landfills.

Transfer Stations

Dargan Convenience Center

2201 Dargan School House Rd
301-432-4103
7:30-3:30 Tues-Sat

Hancock Convenience Center

6502 Hess Road
301-678-5949
7:30-3:30 Tues-Sat

Greensburg Convenience Center

13125 Bikle Road
301-824-3266
7:30-3:30 Tues-Sat

Kaetzel Convenience Center

2926 Kaetzel Road
301-432-2066
7:30-3:30 Tues-Sat

Washington County Transfer Stations

To apply for a permit visit the Solid Waste Permit Sales Building at the 40 West Landfill or any of the Transfer Stations.

Washington County Landfill Tour

The Story of Plastic

Forty West Landfill

12630 Earth Care Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740

  • Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am –  4:00pm
  • Landfill Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:00am –  3:30pm (Scales close at 3:00pm)
  • Convenience Centers Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 7:30am –  3:30pm
  • Permit Sales
    • Landfill: Monday – Saturday, 8:00am – 2:30pm
    • Convenience Centers: Tuesday – Saturday, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Phone: 240-313-2790
Fax: 301-582-3412
TTY users: 1-800-735-2258

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees due to the impending weather forecast and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow Thursday, January 20, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they normally would. Employees who can telework should report at their usual time.
 
The County encourages those who must travel to exercise caution while on roadways. If driving is essential, clear your vehicle completely, drive slowly, use caution, and don’t crowd or pass plows.
 
We will update the public if any changes occur. Please monitor Washington County Government’s website and social media for updates.