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Business participation helps meet Maryland Recycling Act goals. 
No matter if it's shredded paper, cardboard, scrap metal, used cooking oil, tires, motor oil, textiles or many other materials, sharing how much you don't send to a landfill or incinerator helps.

  • If you are a business that sorts and readies recyclable materials for market, use the Processor Form.

             Recycling Processor Reporting Form (pdf version)
            Recycling Processor Reporting Form (Word version)

  •  If you are a business that transports recyclable materials, use the Hauler Form.

             Recycling Hauler Reporting Form (pdf version)
             Recycling Hauler Reporting Form (Word Version)

  • If you are any other type of business, use the Business Form.

             Business Recycling Reporting Form (pdf version)
             Business Recycling Reporting Form (Word version)

If you have basic questions about the form or need assistance with the form, see the Frequently Asked Questions about Recycling Reporting Forms.

The next residential paper shredding event:

January 28 at Northern High School, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  

Look here for a listing of all residential and business shredding events.


County Resident Live Christmas Tree and Live Greens Recycling

 Calvert County resimulch edited (Small)_thumb.pngdents can take their live Christmas trees, wreaths and garland to county convenience centers for recycling at no charge from December 26, 2016 through January 31, 2017. See here for locations and hours. After January 31, 2017 all live trees, wreaths and garlands must be brought to the Appeal Landfill, and standard yard waste fees will apply. Find out more information on live Christmas tree and greens recycling.


Win a 2017 Calvert County Recycling Award

 All businesses, oRecycling Awardsrganizations, institutions, agencies and individuals who operate in Calvert County and recycle are encouraged to apply. Be formally recognized and promoted for your recycling ingenuity, savings and solutions.



Calvert County Recycling Guide Available Online

 If you miRecylingBrochureCover_web corrected.jpgssed the mailed recycling guide or need a replacement, 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

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
(residential bagged trash and paper and commingled recycling only, scales are closed)
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