Solid Waste Division


New Fees effective July 1, 2019

There are new tipping fees and fees on certain materials at Appeal Landfill. Fees are payable by cash or check.

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.
  3. Failure to comply with PPE requirements will result in refusal to unload the vehicle.

State-of-the-art Appeal Convenience Center

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

Proof of Calvert County residency  is required at all special events. Mailers with 2019 special event were mailed to county households. View all the 2019 dates and details on special events.

The next residential paper shredding recycling event is:

Saturday, November 16 at Huntingtown High School

4125 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown

8 a.m. - noon, rain or shine

Residents must show proof of Calvert County residency.

Get the Calvert County Recycling Guide online

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Division Overview

The Solid Waste Division monitors the operation of the Appeal Landfill, Appeal Transfer Station, six convenience center locations, recycling activities, a bulk item pick-up 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.