Recycling Events

Household Hazardous Waste/Latex Paint & Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Day

Next event- October 28, 2023

Once in the spring and once in the fall Maryland Environmental Service holds this event for mid shore county residents. It rotates locations between Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Kent and Caroline County. The next Drop-Off Day will be April 15, 2023 at the Nicholson Drop-Off Center, 23750 Larney Nick Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620; 8 am to 2 pm, rain of shine! 



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2019 Winning Earth Day Videos

Each year county schools are asked to produce a video to show how you can celebrate Earth Day! The videos are posted on the QAC You Tube Channel and the one Elementary, Middle and High School video with the most likes wins! 

Grasonville Elementary School Video

Sudlersville Middle School Video

Maryland Environmental Service is heavily involved in Maryland’s recycling efforts. We operate two of the State’s largest recycling facilities for glass, plastics and metals and operate a residential recycling program for the Midshore Counties Located on the upper Eastern Shore of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, the Midshore Regional Solid Waste System consists of four planned facilities that will serve the municipal solid waste needs of Talbot, Caroline, Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties for 80 years. This unique partnership is the only regional solid waste management agreement in Maryland. Please contact 1-800-I-Recycle (1-800-473-2925) with recycling questions, concerns or compliments.