Materials Accepted

Residential Material

Category

ItemsDrop-Off Locations

Trash



Household Trash



residential bagged trash


  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center


Trash

Residential Indoor Furniture

sofas/couches, love seats, indoor chairs, indoor tables, mattresses/box springs, bed frames, dressers, desks, etc.

  • Appeal Landfill
TrashBulk Trashresidential outdoor/patio furniture, picnic tables (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill

Trash

Construction/Demolition Debris

doors, carpeting/flooring materials, wallboard, lumber, masonry materials, windows, plumbing, sinks/toilets, bathtubs/showers, kitchen/bathroom cabinets, counter tops, roofing materials, other building materials (current tip fee applies)

  • Appeal Landfill
TrashDirt and Soilsdirt or soil - contaminated or uncontaminated (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill
TrashLatex Paintlatex paint is a water-based (can be cleaned up with soap and water)

Disposal Directions:
1. Open can in a safe, ventilated place.
2. If there is a little bit of paint, allow it to dry solid.
3. If there is a larger amount of paint, mix in dirt, sand, or kitty litter into the paint and allow it to thicken.
4. Secure lid on the can and dispose of it in household waste.

Note: Oil-based paints are hazardous waste and can be disposed of at household hazardous waste events.
  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center
TrashCamper Trailertow behind only; must be free of all loose trash (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill
TrashMixed loadshousehold trash and/or recyclables are mixed with chargeable items (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill
TrashAnimal Carcassesdeer, livestock, etc. (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill
TrashBoatswood and fiberglass boats - remove fuel tanks, oil, batteries, motor (current tip fee applies)
  • Appeal Landfill

Recyclables



Plastic/Glass/Metal Containers (PDF)



glass and plastic bottles  and food-grade containers
steel and aluminum food and beverage containers

Do not recycle drinking glasses, window glass, dishes, mirrors, ceramics, plastic bags, Styrofoam, or aerosol cans.

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center


Recyclables



Paper (PDF)


newspaper, office paper, school paper, cardboard, junk mail, magazines, books (hard and soft covers), telephone books, shredded paper

Do not recycle waxed paper products, used paper plates, used paper cups, used paper napkins and tissues and fresh pizza boxes.

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center


Recyclables



Electronics (PDF)



televisions, computers, multi-function printers, keyboards/mice, monitors, fax machines, scanners and copiers, stereos, DVD and VCR players/recorders, cable and satellite systems, video cameras 

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center


Recyclables



Batteries (PDF)



automotive batteries, button batteries, rechargeable batteries

Single-use household batteries are not recyclable in Calvert County.


  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center
Recyclables Rigid Plasticplastic laundry baskets, plastic storage containers, plastic buckets, large plastic toys, large plastic play sets, plastic lawn furniture, plastic trash cans, milk crates, etc.

Please remove any non-plastic parts before recycling.
  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center

Recyclables



Phones (PDF)

cell phones


  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

Recyclables



Printer Cartridges (PDF)



inkjet, laser, copier

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

Recyclables



Textiles (PDF)



clothing,  towels, stuffed animals, bedding, linens, curtains, tablecloths, fabric scraps, belts, shoes, purses/handbags

(must be dry and bundled in plastic bags)



  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

    Also at:
  • Calvert Pines Sr. Center
  • Hall Aquatic Center
  • Harriet Brown Community Center
  • Southern Community Center
  • Dunkirk Dist. Park
  • Hallowing Point Park
  • Cove Point Park
  • Fairview Branch Library
  • Southern Branch Library

Recyclables



Automotive Fluids (PDF)



antifreeze, motor oil, oil filters

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

Recyclables



Metals (PDF)



bicycles, grills (no tanks or fuel), water tanks, exercise equipment, desks, stoves, washers and dryers, lawn mowers (no fuel or oil), pipes, plumbing, ductwork, tubs and sinks, siding

Please remove any battery in a metal product before recycling the metal. See an attendant about the battery.

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

Recyclables

Freon Appliances (PDF)

refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, water coolers ($10.00 fee per appliance, cash or check only)

  • Appeal Landfill

Recyclables

Yard/Vegetative Waste (PDF)

leaves, bushes, branches (6’ long) (current tip fee applies)

  • Appeal Landfill

Recyclables



Light-bulbs (PDF) (residential)



compact fluorescent lights, fluorescent light tubes, incandescent light bulbs, mercury vapor lamps, fluorescent light ballasts

  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center

Recyclables



Household Hazardous Waste (PDF)



acids, adhesives/glues/epoxy, ammonia, auto/floor care products, brake and power steering fluids, drain cleaner, gasoline, explosives (ammunition, fireworks, flares), fertilizers, oil-based paints,
paint thinners/strippers, wood stains, varnish, wood preservatives, photographic chemicals, solvents, science chemicals, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, pool chemicals, mercury thermostats/thermometers





RecyclablesTanks and CylindersPropane Tanks - larger than one pound ($5.00 fee per tank) Appeal Landfill only
Gas Cylinders - oxygen, fire extinguishers, carbon dioxide, acetylene, etc. ($8.00 fee per cylinder) Appeal Landfill only

Propane Tanks - one pound (no fee)
Helium Tanks - (no fee)
  • Appeal Landfill


  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center
RecyclablesTiresTires (of all sizes) on or off rim; (fee at the current rate)
  • Appeal Landfill
RecyclablesShellsOyster, clam and mussel shells (just shells)
Shells are collected and put back into the water to provide the best foundation for oyster spat (baby oysters) to grown on.
  • Appeal Convenience Center
  • Ball Road Convenience Center
  • Barstow Convenience Center
  • Huntingtown Convenience Center
  • Mt. Hope Convenience Center
  • Plum Point Convenience Center
RecyclablesX-rays and MRI Film
  • Appeal Landfill