Recycling Awards Program

Calvert County Maryland 2017 Recycling Awards

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The Calvert County Solid Waste Division recognizes and celebrates excellence in recycling in Calvert County, Maryland. Our goal is to highlight the successes of businesses, agencies, organizations, institutions and individuals who go beyond the norm to advance recycling and to make these examples available to others who may emulate them.

The awards program (PDF) is open to businesses, organizations, institutions, agencies and individuals who operate or live in Calvert County, Maryland. They must provide verifiable documentation of their recycling of waste generated within Calvert County. Many materials can be recycled, such as scrap metal, tires, shredded paper, cooking oil, food scraps, textiles, cardboard and so much more.

2017 Application and Information

Businesses, organizations, institutions and citizens may win one of over 30 awards.
Access and download the complete application (PDF) with criteria and award categories.

2016 Winners
Read their recycling stories of innovations, strategies & successes by clicking on their names.

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Calvert County Library (PDF)
Award Category: Government
County, 1st Place

Asbury Solomons Continuing Care Retirement Community (PDF)
Award Category: Housing
51 or more units 

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Calvert Memorial Hospital (PDF)
Award Category: Non-profit Business, 1st Place

Exelon: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (PDF)
Award Category: For-profit Business
Large Business, 1st Place

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Sneade's Ace Home Center (PDF)
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Award Category: For-profit Business
Large Business, 2nd Place    

Chesapeake's Bounty (PDF)
Award Category: For-profit Business
Medium Business, 1st Place

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Planet Aid
Award Category: Recycling Industry, 1st Place

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Dowell Elementary School (PDF)
Award Category: Education
Elementary School

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Mill Creek Middle School (PDF)
Award Category: Education
Middle School

Calvert High School (PDF)
Award Category: Education
High School