County Resident Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

Calvert County residents can drop off their hazardous waste materials for free at the designated sites on the scheduled dates. Commercial haulers, businesses or institutions are not permitted. Residents must show proof of Calvert County residency (such as a driver's license) at the event. You can view all the special events in the 2019 special event brochure.

What makes a household material hazardous?
Household hazardous materials are common products you may use around the home. They must be used, as directed, in a particular, careful manner. A substance is considered hazardous if it ignites easily, reacts or explodes when mixed with other substances, is corrosive or toxic. Check for labels that bear the words or symbols for: caution, warning, danger, poison, or toxic.

When is the next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day?

All Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m, rain or shine.

February 9, 2019Appeal Landfill401 Sweetwater Road, Lusby
July 27, 2019Mt. Hope Community Center104 Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland
November 2, 2019Appeal Landfill401 Sweetwater Road, Lusby

What is accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days?

There are many types of hazardous waste that are collected. View the lists of accepted and unaccepted hazardous waste.

What happens to the collected household hazardous waste?

Because this form of waste is highly varied, each category requires special handling and processing. The Division of Solid Waste works with a reputable contractor. The collected materials are sorted by their type and required handling. Materials collected by Calvert County are recycled or disposed of in special hazardous waste containment, incineration facilities or reprocessed.

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