an 80-year solution for solid waste management, the Midshore
Counties of Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne and Talbot formed
the only regional partnership in the State of Maryland.
Each county hosts a solid waste facility for 20 years.
Constructed in 1991, the Midshore
located in Easton, MD (Talbot County) was the
first waste facility to operate under the agreement.
This facility owned and operated by Maryland
Environmental Service for the four counties closed on
December 31, 2010. The second Midshore facility,
Midshore II is now located in Caroline County and
is fully operational. It began accepting waste in
Midshore II Regional Solid Waste Facility provides for disposal of solid waste,
household hazardous waste and pesticides. It also
recycles used motor oil and antifreeze, scrap tire, auto
batteries and textile collection, wood waste processing,
The Midshore II Solid Waste Facility in Ridgely, Md.
centralizes the waste disposal for Caroline, Kent, Queen
Anne's and Talbot counties.