Calvert County residents and businesses can destroy unwanted confidential papers and documents to help prevent identity theft or to dispose of confidential or sensitive documents. Paper shredding events are free. All shredded papers are recycled and turned into new products. For residents, proof of Calvert County residency is required at events. For businesses, proof of business location within Calvert County is required. Businesses are allowed up to 5 banker boxes (or equivalent) of paper per business. There is no limit for residents. View details on these events.
Certain household products may contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients. These household hazardous waste products contain ingredients that require special care when you dispose of them. Improper disposal, such as pouring them down the drain or putting them into the trash, pollutes the environment and poses a health threat. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days allow Calvert County residents to dispose of these products for free. These events are not open to commercial businesses. Proof of Calvert County residency is required. View details on these events.
Calvert County residents can take their live Christmas trees, wreaths and garlands to county convenience centers for recycling at no charge from December 26, 2022 through January 28, 2023. After January 30, all live trees, wreaths and garlands must be brought to the Appeal Landfill, and standard yard waste fees will apply. All live materials will be mulched. Mulch is available to county residents for free. View details on this service.