Bulk Trash And Yard Debris Collection

Bulk Trash

  • Definition of Bulk Trash - Large items that normally would not be picked up by the household trash contractor.  See list below.
  • Limited to three (3) items per pickup per house. Items in excess of three (3) items will be charged at $150 per item. Payment must be made in advance.
  • The Town limits each household to three (3) items per pick up per house.

Bulk Trash Pickup Schedule - Bulk trash is picked up on the 3rd Thursday of every month for the entire Town. Items should be called in by noon on the third Monday of the month for the third Thursday of the month collection. All items should be placed on the curb no sooner than 24-48 hours prior to the collection date.

Items That Will Not Be Picked Up
  • Anything that was not included in your request to Town Hall
  • Pianos, pool tables and assembled play equipment
  • Heat pumps
  • Hazardous waste such as motor oil, paint products and anti-freeze
  • Scrap metal
  • Medical waste
  • Tires and auto batteries
  • Carpeting
  • Grass and Yard debris (See below)
  • Construction Debris, I.E. drywall, wood, flooring, tile, etc.
  • When renovating, remodeling, or emptying a house, you must call a trash contractor and have a dumpster placed on your property.
Items That Will Be Picked Up
  • Appliances such as stoves, refrigerators and washing machines
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses and beds
  • Rugs, but not full pieces of carpet

If there are items you wish to dispose of, but do not meet our policy, you may call the Calvert County Landfill at (410) 326-0210 so that they may assist you in your disposal needs.

The Town reserves the right not to pick up an item if it determines the Town cannot or should not dispose of the item. If there are any questions, please contact the Town Hall for assistance.


Sticks, twigs and branches will be picked up April through November by public works – must be cut into 3 foot lengths and bundled together.

  • 1st Tuesday of the month - South Side (South of Fishing Creek)
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month - North Side
  • 3rd Tuesday of the month - West Side (Bayview Hills & Richfield Station), Cox Rd., Highlands, Wesley Stinnett

If you have a whole tree cut down it is the responsibility of the contractor or yourself to have the tree taken away.

Bagged Yard Waste

North Part of Town and Chesapeake Village
  • Bagged yard waste collected on Monday every other week (April through November)
South Part of Town and Richfield Station
  • Bagged yard waste collected on Tuesday every other week (April through November)
Yard Items that will NOT be picked up:
  • Whole trees
  • Tree stumps
  • Planter pots and boxes
  • Planting soil
  • Dirt

Yard debris will not be picked up if it does not comply with these requirements.