As of 12/14/18: Cecil County Solid Waste Management is not currently accepting credit cards due to processing issues with the credit card companies. Please be patient with us until the issue is resolved. Cash is accepted at all locations. 

Cecil County Solid Waste Management Division facilities are currently experiencing credit card processing issues, centered on communication between our facilities and the credit card processing company.


Therefore, please be advised that credit cards will not be accepted for payment at the Central Landfill, Woodlawn Transfer Station and Stemmers Run Transfer Station until this issue is resolved.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate our customer's patience as we work this issue.  Please check back with us for updates. 12/14/15

Please take our Solid Waste Customer Survey

Please see our information on Recycling Programs

This Division is responsible for providing county residents and haulers with drop-off facilities for trash, recycling, and yard waste.  The division operates the Central Landfill,  Woodlawn, and Stemmers Run Transfer Stations.  This Division does not provide trash or recycling pickup service.



(Click the above link for a list of trash haulers licensed in Cecil County)

 Locations & Operation Hours

Central Landfill
758 E. Old Philadelphia Rd., Elkton, MD 21921

Office: 410-996-6275

Fax: 410-287-4608

7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Monday - Saturday

Stemmer's Run Transfer Station
45 Stemmer's Run Rd. Earleville, MD 21919
Office: 410-275-2142

8 AM to 4 PM
Tuesday, Friday, & Saturday ONLY

Woodlawn Transfer Station
565 Waibel Road, Colora, MD 21917

Office: 410-656-5131

8 AM to 4 PM
Tuesday - Saturday

Cecil County Solid Waste Facilities are closed on these holidays: 

New Years Day   Labor Day
 Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Columbus Day 
Presidents Day   Veterans Day
 Memorial Day  Thanksgiving Day
 Independence Day  Christmas Day
Waste & Recycling Fee Schedule   Recycling
Brush & Yard waste drop-off   Temporary/ New Resident
Disposal Permit Application 
Licensed Haulers Next Household Hazardous Waste Day
Sunday, April 28, 2019
 Scrap Metal Proper Flag Disposal 
Asbestos Information for Homeowners  Information on Nearby Paper Shredding Events 
Proper Medications Disposal  

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