Kent County MD - Public Works

Marty Holden, Division Chief
PH: 410-778-7439 | FAX: 410-778-7424 | Email: mholden@kentgov.org
709 Morgnec Road, Suite 104, Chestertown MD 21620


Recycling and Solid Waste Drop-off Centers

FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP OFF, LATEX PAINT RECYCLING AND ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAYS IN 2014

Drop Off Center Locations

Sharptown
Drop-off Center
Duck Puddle
Drop-off Center
Nicholson
Drop-off Center
5809 Crosby Rd.
Rock Hall, MD 21661
410-639-7044
30480 Duck Puddle Rd.
Kennedyville, MD 21645
410-648-5461
23750 Larney Nick Rd.
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-6665
Located one mile east of Rock Hall. It is accessible from routes 20 and 288. Located three miles from Galena Town limits, and accessible by routes 213 / Daves Hill Rd. and 290 off Duck Puddle Rd. Located five miles Northwest of Chestertown. It is accessible by Routes 20 and 298 off Earl Nicholson Road.

Hours of Operation

Sharptown
Drop–off Center
Duck Puddle
Drop–off Center
Nicholson
Drop-off Center
SUN:  CLOSED
MON:  CLOSED
TUE:   8:00 am – 4:00 pm
WED:  CLOSED
THUR:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
FRI:   CLOSED
SAT:   8:00 am – 2:00 pm
SUN: CLOSED
MON: CLOSED
TUE:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
WED:  CLOSED
THUR:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
FRI:  CLOSED
SAT:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm
SUN:  CLOSED
MON:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
TUE:  CLOSED
WED:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
THUR:  CLOSED
FRI:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SAT:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Closed on New Year’s Day, , Memorial Day, the 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

What to do with it!

  • HOUSHOLD garbage, trash, and refuse normally disposed of by Kent County residents. Household
    garbage must be contained in trash bags or trash cans. 1 Coupon Per Vehicle Load

    Customers delivering 1— 3 bags of trash (Kitchen size bags up to 13 gal.), the Attendant will not remove a coupon but will  punch a hole in one (1) coupon.  When the customer returns (next trip to facility) the Attendant will remove the coupon with the previously punched hole.

  • The Sharptown and Duck Puddle Drop-off Centers only accept household trash (trash in bags or trash cans) and recyclables.

  • The Nicholson Drop-of Center accepts household trash, bulk items, furniture, scrap metal, rubble and recycables.

  • RECYCLABLES: A Coupon IS NOT required if you only drop off Recyclables.

    No commercial or contractor waste permitted.

 

Recycling Guidelines

RECYCLE PLEASE DO PLEASE DO NOT

blue for paper
Mixed Paper
Newspaper Magazines
Catalogues
Office Paper
Phone Books
Junk Mail
Envelopes with Windows
Shredded Paper
All Paper

Paperboard
Cereal Boxes
Shoe Boxes
Toilet Paper Rolls
Paper Towel Rolls
Soda & Beer Cartons
Snack Boxes

- Keep all paper clean and dry

- No plastic/metal binders
- Do not place in plastic bags
- No clips or plastic covers
- No pizza boxes or egg cartons

No Cardboard

Cardboard

- Keep all cardboard clean
- Always unfold & flatten boxes

- No wax–coated cardboard
- No packing peanuts, styrofoam, or other types of packing material.

red for plastic bottles and jugs
Plastic Bottles& Jugs
(Narrow Neck Only)

- Empty & rinse
- Flatten if possible
- Discard caps & lids
- Only plastic bottles & jugs
- Discard all solvent, oil chemical containers

- Don't recycle motor oil jugs  that once held new or used oil.
- Don’t recycle rubber, plastic bags,
plastic cups, forks & other dinnerware
or frozen food trays.

yellow for aluminum, steel and tin cans
Aluminum
&
Steel / Tin Cans

- Empty & rinse
- Please remove paper labels

- Don't recycle paint thinner paint or
solvent cans
- Don't recycle cookware, flat ware or pots/pans, soiled foil or soiled aluminum plates

clear glassbrown glassgreen glass
Glass Jars
&
Bottles

- Empty & rinse
- Discard caps/lids
- Discard broken glass
- Recycle only glass (bottles & jars)

- Don't include caps/lids
- Don't leave food residue
- Don't try to recycle:
 window glass, dishes, pottery, drinking glasses, light bulbs