Location, Hours, Fees

Quick Contact Numbers

Division Number
Engineering Transportation 410-535-2204
Project Management 410-535-2204
Water and Sewer 410-535-1600, ext. 2554
Highway Maintenance 410-535-0905
Solid Waste 410-326-0210
Fleet Maintenance 410-535-0167
General Services 410-535-1600, ext. 2327

Holiday Closures


Appeal Landfill and Calvert County Convenience Centers will be closed on these dates:

  • New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2021
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Independence Day: Sunday, July 4, 2021
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 25, 2021
  • Christmas Day: Saturday, December 25, 2021

Please note that Appeal Landfill & Convenience Centers may close or alter hours of operation due to inclement winter weather or other events. Please refer to the Calvert County homepage for details.

Materials accepted at Calvert County Convenience Centers

Refer to this chart on what materials are accepted at convenience centers.

Calvert County Convenience Centers

Appeal Convenience Center 

200 Sweetwater Road, Lusby, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 6 a.m. - 7 p.m
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Ball Road Convenience Center

1045 Ball Road, St. Leonard, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, closed  

Barstow Convenience Center

350 Stafford Road, Barstow, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Noon - 7 p.m.

Huntingtown Convenience Center 

3666 Hunting Creek Road, Huntingtown, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, closed

Mt. Hope Convenience Center

96 Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Plum Point Convenience Center

2801 Plum Point Road, Huntingtown, MD
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, closed

Appeal Landfill

Physical Address: 401 Sweetwater Road Lusby, MD 20657

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1330 Lusby, MD 20657

Phone: 410-326-0210

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, closed

Materials accepted at Appeal Landfill

Residential furniture, mattresses/box springs and all chargeable materials must be taken to Appeal Landfill.  View the current tip fee sheet (PDF).

Drop-Off & Vehicle Restrictions

No tractor trailers or single-unit vehicles over 30 feet in length will be permitted across the Appeal Landfill scales between the hours of 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday. Vehicles with a total length greater than 38 feet will not be permitted across the Appeal Landfill scale without prior approval from the Solid Waste Division Chief.

Enforcement of Safety Rules for Commercial Haulers at the Appeal Transfer Station

Waste Management, Inc, which operates the Appeal Transfer Station, has requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) to preserve the safety of its workers and customers. Effective January 1, 2019, the following requirements for PPE will be enforced at the Appeal Transfer Station.

1. The minimum acceptable level of PPE is a hard hat and a class 2 safety jacket, vest or shirt. The PPE must be worn as the outer most layer of clothing.

2. Commercial vehicle drivers must wear the minimum acceptable level of PPE at all times when using the Appeal Transfer Station.

Failure to comply with PPE requirements will result in refusal to unload the vehicle.

Tip Fees

The tip fees (the cost per ton of solid waste dumped at the transfer station) apply for all solid waste from commercial customers, Calvert County residents and from out of county. The fees apply to chargeable loads of solid waste brought to the Appeal Landfill. View the current tip fee sheet (PDF).

Payment Information

The Calvert County Solid Waste Division accepts payment by cash or check only. Credit card and debit card payments are not accepted. Customers may establish a revolving charge account subsequent to bonding with Calvert County, secured by either a cash bond or letter of credit.


Metal is accepted at most sites. Refrigerant appliances, such as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and air conditioners, are accepted at the Appeal Landfill only with a $10.00 fee per appliance. There is no charge for most metal disposal.

Please remove any attached battery in a metal product before placing it in the metal recycling box. Please see an attendant about the battery.

Appeal Landfill Fees Effective July 1, 2021

1 ton = 2,000 pounds
  Residents Commercial Out-of-County
Tipping fee for
​general chargeable material (per ton)
$75.65 ($0.76 per 20 lbs.) $84.05 ($0.84 per 20 lbs.) $84.05 ($0.84 per 20 lbs.)
Debris/brush (per ton) $75.65 ($0.76 per 20 lbs.) $84.05 ($0.84 per 20 lbs.) $84.05 ($0.84 per 20 lbs.)
Tires (per ton) $228 ($2.28 per 20 lbs.) $228 ($2.28 per 20 lbs.) $228 ($2.28 per 20 lbs.)
Propane tanks over 1 pound (per tank) $5 $5 N/A
One pound propane tanks no fee no fee N/A
Gas cylinders (per cylinder of any size)
​(oxygen, fire extinguisher, acetylene, etc.)
$8 $8 N/A
Helium tanks (up to 20 pounds) no fee no fee N/A
Refrigerant appliance (per item)
​(refrigerators, freezers,
​air conditioners, dehumidifiers)
$10 $10 N/A
Lamps/light bulbs (per pound) no fee $0.75 N/A
Oil filters (per 55-gallon drum) no fee $45 N/A