Public shell drop-off locations


Collection Sites (Hours are noted for sites with restricted hours)


Anne Arundel County

Annapolis Maritime Museum

723 2nd Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Annapolis Yacht Club
512 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Eastport Yacht Club (collected by CBF)
317 First Street
Annapolis, MD 21403

Philip Merrill Center
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Oyster Recovery Partnership Office
1805 Virginia Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Southern Recycling Center
5400 Nutwell Sudley Road
Deale, MD 20751
Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (except holidays)
Residential Customers Only

Deale Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 114
6007 Drum Point Rd
Deale, MD  20751

Glen Burnie
Glen Burnie Drop Site
(Dumpster in field behind Michael’s 8th Avenue)
7220 Grayburn Drive
Glen Burnie MD 21061-2833
Combination: 4-1-0

South River Water Federation (collected by CBF)
Next to Yellowfin Restaurant
2830 Solomon’s Island Rd, Suite A,
Edgewater, MD 21037
(Upper Parking Lot)

Northern Recycling Center
100 Dover Road
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (except holidays)
Residential Customers Only

Central Recycling Center
389 Burns Crossing Road
Severn, MD  21144
Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (except holidays)
Residential Customers Only

Severna Park
573 Ritchie Hwy
21146 Severna Park
Severna Park, MD 21146
(Rear Parking Lot)

Shady Side
Oyster Restoration Center

4800 Atwell Road
Shady Side, MD 20764
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Baltimore City

Tall Cedars Banquet Hall
(dumpster behind building)
2501 Putty Hill Ave, Baltimore MD 21214-3122

Northwest Citizens’ Convenience Center
2840 Sisson Street, Baltimore MD 21211
Phone: 410-396-7250
Mon-Sat., 9 am – 5 pm (Labor Day/Memorial Day) & 9 am – 7 pm (Memorial Day/Labor Day)
Free for city residents

Caroline County

Holly Road Homeowner Drop Off
11930 Holly Rd
Ridgely, MD 21660
Monday, Thursday, Saturday:  7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m.-6p.m.

Melville Collection Site
16643 Melville Road
Henderson, MD 21640

Old Denton Collection Site
4230 Old Denton Road
Federalsburg, MD 21632

Preston Collection Site
105 Back Landing Road
Preston, MD 21655

Carroll County

Northern Landfill & Recycling Center
1400 Baltimore Blvd
Westminster, MD 21157

Salerno’s Restaurant & Catering
1043 Liberty Road
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Calvert County

Appeal Landfill
401 Sweetwater Road
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-326-0210
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, noon-7 p.m. (Sunday operations are for bagged household trash and recyclables only)

Ball Road Landfill
1045 Ball Road
St. Leonard, MD 20685
Phone: 410-586-1262
Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m

Barstow Landfill
350 Stafford Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20610
Phone: 410-535-5206
Monday-Saturday, 7 a.-7 p.m.; Sunday, noon-7 p.m.

Breezy Point Marina (collected by CBF)
5230 Breezy Point Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

Huntingtown Landfill
3666 Hunting Creek Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-4760
Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Lusby Landfill
11725 H. G. Trueman Road
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-326-2611
Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Mt. Hope Landfill
96 Pushaw Station Road
Sunderland, MD 20689
Phone: 410-257-3296
Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

­­Plum Point Landfill
2801 Plum Point Road
Plum Point, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-2405
Monday- Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Charles County

Charles County Landfill Recycling Center
12305 Billingsley Road
Waldorf, MD 20602
Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Breeze Farm Recycling Center
15950 Cobb Island Road
Cobb Island, MD 20625
Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-4p.m.

Gilbert Run Recycling Center
13140 Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646
Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pisgah Recycling Center
645 Mason Springs Road
Pisgah, MD 20640
Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Phone: 301-932-3599, 301-870-2778, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dorchester County

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Horn Point Lab
2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge, MD 21613
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Beulah Landfill
6815 East New Market Ellwood Road
Hurlock, MD 21643
Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Church Creek
Golden Hill Transfer Station
3270 Golden Hill Road
Church Creek, MD 21622
Monday-Wednesday, Friday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Secretary Transfer Station
5915 Cambridge Road, Route 14
Secretary, MD 21664
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Frederick County

Flying Dog Brewery
4607 Wedgewood Boulevard
Frederick MD 21703-7120

Howard County

Alpha Ridge Landfill
2350 Marriottsville Road
Marriottsville, MD 21104

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Harford County

Harford Waste Disposal Center
3241 Scarboro Road
Street, MD 21154

Kent County

Washington College Boathouse
471 S Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

Prince George’s County

MOM’s Organic Market
9827 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park MD 20740-1423

Queen Anne’s County

Harris Seafood
433 Kent Narrows Way North
Grasonville, MD 21638

Grasonville Transfer Station
401 Gravel Run Road
Grasonville, MD 21638

St. Mary’s County

Piney Point Aquaculture Center
Tall Timbers Road
Tall Timbers, MD 20690

Charlotte Hall Convenience Center
37766 New Market Turner Rd.
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Oakville Convenience Center
26630 North Sandgates Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Clements Convenience Center
24547 Horseshoe Road
Clements, MD 20624

St. Andrews Convenience Center
44595 Old St. Andrews Church Road
California, MD 20619

Valley Lee Convenience Center
45350 Happyland Road
Valley Lee, MD 20692

Ridge Convenience Center
13939 Point Lookout Road
Ridge, MD 20680

Talbot County

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Eastern Shore Office (collected by CBF)
114 S Washington St #103
Easton, MD 21601

Midshore I Homeowner Drop Off /Transfer Station
7341 Barkers Landing Rd
Easton, MD 21601
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-noon
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot Street
St. Michaels MD 21663

Tilghman Island
Phillip’s Wharf Environmental Center
6129 Tilghman Island Road
Tilghman MD 21671-1227

Wicomico County

Bivalve Transfer Station
20906 Nanticoke Rd, Bivalve, MD 21814
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Hebron Transfer Station
8301 Old Railroad Rd, Hebron, MD 21803
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Mardela Spring
Mardela Springs Transfer Station
9290 Athol Rd., Mardela Spring, MD 21837
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Parsonsburg Transfer Station
6928 Eastside Rd, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Airport Transfer Station
31966 Fooks Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Delmar Transfer Station
27774 Waller Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Wango Transfer Station
34333 Mt. Hermon Rd, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Quantico Transfer Station
25202 Nanticoke Road, Quantico, MD 21856
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Fruitland Transfer Station
27778 Walnut Tree Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Newland Park Landfill Transfer Station
6969 Brick Kiln Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801
Daily 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sharptown Transfer Station
12287 Twilford Rd, Sharptown, MD 21861
Monday, Wednesday, Friday Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Worcester County

Ocean City
66th Street at the site of the former water tower/OC Beach Patrol Storage Area


Denson’s Grocery
117 Washington Avenue
Colonial Beach, VA 22443-2338

Washington, D.C.

George Washington University (collected by CBF)
2121 I St NW
Washington, DC 20052

MOM’s Organic Market Ivy City
1501 New York Avenue N.E.
Washington DC 20002-1744




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