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Recycling Awards Program

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 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 with criteria and award categories.

2016 Winners
Read their recycling stories of innovations, strategies and successes by clicking on their names.
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Calvert County Library
Award Category: Government
County, 1st Place

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

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 Calvert Memorial Hospital
Award Category: Non-profit Business, 1st Place
 Exelon: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
Award Category: For-profit Business
Large Business, 1st Place

 Sneade's Ace Home Center
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Award Category: For-profit Business
Large Business, 2nd Place
Chesapeake's Bounty
Award Category: For-profit Business
Medium Business, 1st Place

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 Planet Aid
Award Category: Recycling Industry, 1st Place
 Trash Troopers First Lego League Robotics Team
Award Category: Rising Star

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Dowell Elementary School
Award Category: Education
Elementary School
Mill Creek Middle School
Award Category: Education
Middle School

Calvert High School
Award Category: Education
High School

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