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Recycling

September 22, 2005

Where to go



Washington County has bins available in many locations where you may drop off recyclable material. Call the county's recycling office at 240-313-2796 for times of operation. Some sites are available 24 hours.

  • Dargan Convenience Center

    2201 Dargan School Road

  • Forty West Landfill

    Approximately one mile west of Huyetts Crossroads off U.S. 40 at 12630 Earth Care Road

  • Greensburg Convenience Center

    Bikle Road near Smithsburg

  • Hancock Convenience Center

    6502 Hess Road

  • Kaetzel Convenience Center

    2926 Kaetzel Road off Md. 67






Drop-off sites



  • Boonsboro - 125 Orchard Drive

  • Clear Spring - Community Park

  • Funkstown - Behind the fire hall

  • Hagerstown - Ames Shopping Center, Dual Highway; Giant Eagle, 835 W. Hillcrest Road; Hagerstown Light Department, 425 E. Baltimore St.; South End Shopping Center, Maryland Avenue

  • Keedysville - Behind Red Byrd Restaurant

  • Maugansville - Maugansville Ruritan Club

  • Sharpsburg - Beside Town Pond





What to bring



Forty West Landfill

  • Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

  • Newspapers

  • Phone books

  • Aluminum cans

  • Tin cans

  • Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)

  • Auto batteries

  • Small rechargeable batteries (less than 2 pounds) - see attendant

  • Used motor oil and antifreeze

  • Tires

  • Yard debris





Dargan, Greensburg, Kaetzel, Hancock convenience centers

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  • Newspapers

  • Phone books

  • Aluminum cans

  • Tin cans

  • Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

  • Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)

  • Used motor oil and antifreeze

  • Small rechargeable batteries (less than 2 pounds) - see attendant


Hagerstown, Keedysville, Maugansville, Funkstown, Clear Spring, Sharpsburg, Boonsboro drop off sites:

  • Newspapers

  • Phone books

  • Aluminum cans

  • Tin cans

  • Bottles and jars - Clear, green or brown glass

  • Plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2)





Other options



  • Browning Ferris Industries

    Accepts newspapers, mixed paper, phone books, office paper, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, tin cans, and clear/brown/glass bottles and jars (separated).

    For more information, call 301-223-7272.

  • Conservit Industries

    Accepts aluminum and tin cans, and scrap metal.

    For more information, call 301-791-0100.

  • Hagerstown Goodwill Industries

    Accepts textiles.

    For more information, call 301-733-7330.

  • Halltown Paperboard Co.

    Accepts newspapers and corrugated cardboard.

    For more information, call 304-725-2076.

  • Maryland Metals Inc.

    Accepts aluminum and tin cans, and scrap metal.

    For more information, call 301-739-5525.

  • Maryland Paper

    Accepts newspapers, phone books and corrugated cardboard.

    For more information, call 301-223-6550.

  • Tri-State Recycling Company

    Accepts aluminum cans.

    For more information, call 301-678-5909.

  • Tri-State ReUse Center

    Accepts building materials, paint, large appliances, etc.

    For more information, call 301-678-6160.

  • Washington County Association for Retarded Citizens

    Accepts clear glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, computer and office paper.

    For more information, call 301-797-2392.

  • Waste Management

    Accepts newspapers, mixed paper, office paper, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, tin cans, clear/brown/green glass bottles and jars (separated), and plastic bottles (Nos. 1 and 2).

    For more information, call 1-800-926-6806.

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