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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Announcement

The Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division and the Maryland Environmental Service are coordinating an upcoming household hazardous waste collection event for county residents. The Solid Waste Division thanks Calvert County residents for their patience in this process as we ensure proper hazardous waste service and safety for Calvert County and its residents. The event’s date and details will be advertised once arrangements are finalized. View important details on household hazardous waste events.

Reminder of Holiday Hours of Operation

View holiday hours of operation for Appeal Landfill and County Convenience Centers.
State-of-the-art Appeal Convenience Center opens June 19th at 4 p.m. 

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, December 15th 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. Postcards with 2018 dates were mailed to county households. View all the 2018 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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