|Residential Material||Category||Items||Drop-Off Locations|
residential bagged trash
Residential Indoor Furniture
sofas/couches, love seats, indoor chairs, indoor tables, mattresses/box springs, bed frames, dressers, desks, etc.
|Trash||Bulk Trash||residential outdoor/patio furniture, picnic tables (current tip fee applies)|
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)
|Trash||Dirt and Soils||dirt or soil - contaminated or uncontaminated (current tip fee applies)|
|Trash||Latex Paint||latex paint is a water-based (can be cleaned up with soap and water)|
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.
|Trash||Camper Trailer||tow behind only; must be free of all loose trash (current tip fee applies)|
|Trash||Mixed loads||household trash and/or recyclables are mixed with chargeable items (current tip fee applies)|
|Trash||Animal Carcasses||deer, livestock, etc. (current tip fee applies)|
|Trash||Boats||wood and fiberglass boats - remove fuel tanks, oil, batteries, motor (current tip fee applies)|
Plastic/Glass/Metal Containers (PDF)
glass and plastic bottles and food-grade containers
Do not recycle drinking glasses, window glass, dishes, mirrors, ceramics, plastic bags, Styrofoam, or aerosol cans.
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.
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
automotive batteries, button batteries, rechargeable batteries
Single-use household batteries are not recyclable in Calvert County.
|Recyclables||Rigid Plastic||plastic 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.
inkjet, laser, copier
clothing, towels, stuffed animals, bedding, linens, curtains, tablecloths, fabric scraps, belts, shoes, purses/handbags
antifreeze, motor oil, oil filters
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.
refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, water coolers ($10.00 fee per appliance, cash or check only)
leaves, bushes, branches (6’ long) (current tip fee applies)
Light-bulbs (PDF) (residential)
compact fluorescent lights, fluorescent light tubes, incandescent light bulbs, mercury vapor lamps, fluorescent light ballasts
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,
|Recyclables||Tanks and Cylinders||Propane 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)
|Recyclables||Tires||Tires (of all sizes) on or off rim; (fee at the current rate)|
|Recyclables||Shells||Oyster, 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.
|Recyclables||X-rays and MRI Film|