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Tip Fee Changes Effective July 1, 2019

There will be some tip fee changes that may affect Calvert County residents, commercial businesses and out-of-county customers. View the tip fee changes here.

Safety Rules for Commercial Haulers at Appeal Transfer Station

Waste Management, Inc., which operates the Appeal Transfer Station, has requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) to preserve the safety of its workers and customers. Effective January 1, 2019, the following requirements for PPE will be enforced at the Appeal Transfer Station.
1. The minimum acceptable level of PPE is a hard hat and a class 2 safety jacket, vest or shirt. The PPE must be worn as the outer most layer of clothing.
2. Commercial vehicle drivers must wear the minimum acceptable level of PPE at all times when using the Appeal Transfer Station.
Failure to comply with PPE requirements will result in refusal to unload the vehicle.

Maryland Recycling Reporting Surveys

Businesses, haulers and processors can find Maryland recycling reporting surveys for Calvert County here.
Dates for 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are now scheduled. The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event is July 27, 2019 at the Mt. Hope Community Center, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. View the dates and important details on household hazardous waste collection events.

State-of-the-art Appeal Convenience Center opened 

Learn more about the layout, hours and benefits of Calvert County's newest convenience
center. Be aware of the changes happening to the old Appeal Convenience Center and the Lusby Convenience Center. View the flyer on the new Appeal Convenience Center.


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Reminder: Calvert County special events

The next residential paper shredding recycling event is: 
Saturday, June 22nd at Appeal Landfill located at 401 Sweetwater Road, Lusby; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., rain or shine. Calvert County residency I.D. is required. View all the 2019 dates and details on residential paper shredding recycling events.

Calvert County Recycling Guide available online

 If you RecylingBrochureCover_web corrected.jpgneed a  new guide, you can view the full Recycling Guide online.





Division overview

The Solid Waste Division monitors the operation of the Appeal Landfill, Appeal Transfer Station, seven convenience center locations, recycling activities, a bulk pick-up item program and environmental monitoring for the Appeal and Barstow landfills.

The Division is also responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.


To provide all customers with efficient, cost effective, reliable and safe management of Calvert County's solid waste and recycling activities.

Division contacts

Michael Thomas, Solid Waste Division Chief

William Teter, Recycling Coordinator


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Appeal Landfill



Contact Us
Michael Thomas
Division Chief

William Teter
Recycling Coordinator

Appeal Landfill
401 Sweetwater Rd.
P.O. Box 1330
Lusby, MD 20657

Ph: 410-326-0210
Ph: 800-560-1004

Monday - Friday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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