The Calvert County Solid Waste Division will host a free paper shredding recycling event for county residents Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. The event will be held at Appeal Landfill located 401 Sweetwater Road in Lusby from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. The shred event helps prevent identity theft by destroying confidential or sensitive documents.

All paper must be removed from plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Paper clips and staples are acceptable. Binders and binder clips are not acceptable. There is no limit per resident and proof of residency is required. Certificates of destruction will be provided if requested. Businesses are prohibited from this event.