Christmas Tree Recycling Information
Each year, approximately 40 million Christmas trees are sold in the United States. Do your part for Maryland's environment by recycling your Christmas tree this year. Recycled Christmas trees can be used for mulch, soil erosion barriers and many other environmentally-friendly uses. Click on the links below to find out how your county recycles Christmas trees.
By County (updated 12/27/22) **
Undecorated trees are accepted at the Midshore Transfer Station until January 30. Please have your ID ready to prove county residency
The Washington County Department of Solid Waste is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Washington County residents. All lights, ornaments, and nails must be removed from the tree. Trees will be accepted daily beginning 12/27/22 – 1/31/23.
Forty West Landfill, Greensburg Convenience Center, Hancock Convenience Center, Kaetzel Convenience Center, Dargan Convenience Center
For additional information, please contact Washington County Public Relations and Marketing at 240-313-2380 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For general inquires call 410-537-3000 or 800-633-6101. For more information on a specific MDE program or environmental emergency, view our Numbers to Know