News Release, Calvert County Government

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Feb. 4, 2019 – The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, will host a free household hazardous waste collection event for county residents Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. The event will be held at the Appeal Landfill located at 401 Sweetwater Road in Lusby from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine.

Hazardous household products are common in many homes and must be disposed of, as directed, in a particular and careful manner. A substance is considered hazardous if it ignites easily, reacts or explodes when mixed with other substances, is corrosive or toxic. Check for product labels that bear the words or symbols for caution, warning, danger, poison or toxic.

Acceptable hazardous waste items include auto and floor care products, medications, pesticides, gasoline, fertilizers, ammunition and more. Latex paints will not be accepted at this event. Visit online for a full list of acceptable hazardous waste disposal items. 

There is no limit per resident and proof of residency is required. Businesses are prohibited from this event. For information about this event, call the Calvert County Solid Waste Division at 410-326-0210 or visit

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