“Too Toxic To Trash” Event in Allegany

Allegany County recently announced a limited event to dispose of hazardous household waste to be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 9am to 2pm. 

Allegany County will be hosting a hazardous household waste disposal next month at the Allegany County Fairgrounds: 11490 Moss Avenue, Cumberland. This event is limited to county residents only and verification of residency will be required. Waste from non-residential patrons will not be accepted.

The disposal of most items will be at no cost to residents. Some of these materials include:

  • Non-latex paint
  • batteries
  • fluorescent light bulbs
  • chemicals
  • cleaners
  • fuels
  • oils

Latex paint recycling requires a fee of $3 per container (quart, one gallon, or five gallons).

Items that will not be accepted include:

  • tires
  • electronics
  • ammunition
  • explosives
  • medicine
  • medical waste
  • regular household trash

View more info on this event.

Read the complete list of items.