Maryland Environmental Service has announced October 30th as a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day for Midshore residents.
On Saturday, October 30, 2021, 8 AM – 2 PM, rain or shine, the Maryland Environmental Service will be having a Household Hazardous Waste drop-off for the Midshore part of Maryland. The event will be free to Midshore residents, which include: Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties.
According to the announcement:
ACCEPTABLE HHW ITEMS • Gas, gas/oil mixtures and automotive fuels • Empty propane cylinders size #40 and smaller • Acids, cleaners, and solvents • Chemicals (pool, darkroom, etc.) • Pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides • Oil-based paint, paint thinner, stains, turpentine, wood preservatives, and wood strippers • Fluorescent tubes and lamps (limit 15) • Mercury thermometers
ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS • Computers and peripherals (keypads, laptops, monitors, mice, printers, cables, modems, etc.) • TVs, remotes, VCR, CD and DVD players (limit 4 TVs) • CB radios fax machines, answering machines, and copiers
ACCEPTABLE LATEX PAINT Usable latex paint (pourable, no mold or mildew) will be accepted for recycling. Do not bring unusable latex paint to the event. Instead, solidify the paint with an absorbent such as kitty litter, dirt or mulch and dispose of the paint in regular trash.
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS • Household trash • Explosives and ammunition • Medical and radioactive wastes • Compressed gas cylinders other than propane cylinders listed above • Asbestos • Smoke detectors • Appliances • Power tools and power tool batteries • Tires • Household batteries • Road/marine flares • Liquid containers over 5 gallon maximum size
Drop Off Sites and Hours:
Caroline County: Holly Road Homeowner Drop-off – 11930 Holly Rd., Ridgely Mon., Thurs., Sat. 7 am – 4 pm / Tues., Wed., Fri. 10 am – 6 pm
Kent County: Nicholson Drop-off Center – 23750 Larney Nick Rd, Chestertown Mon., Wed., Fri. 8 am – 4 pm / Sat. 8 am – 2 pm
Queen Anne’s County: Batts Neck Transfer Station – 422 Batts Neck Rd., Stevensville – Wed., Fri., Sat. 8 am – 4 pm Centreville Transfer Station – 401 Harper Rd., Centreville – Mon., Wed., Sat. 8 am – 4 pm Grasonville Transfer Station – 401 Gravel Run Rd., Grasonville – Tues., Thurs., Sat. 8 am – 4 pm
Talbot County Talbot County Homeowner Drop-off – 7341 Barkers Landing Rd., Easton Mon. – Fri. 8 am – 12 noon / Sat. 8 am – 4 pm
For questions on the program, please contact the Maryland Environmental Service at (443) 685-4073.