PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Feb. 12, 2018 – The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division is hosting a free paper shredding recycling event for county residents Saturday, Feb. 24. The event will be held at Huntingtown High School located at 4125 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown from 8 a.m. to noon, 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.

For additional information, call the Calvert County Solid Waste Division at 410-326-0210 or visit