Maryland Shell Recycling
Oyster Roasts & Seafood Festivals
CBF collects shells from oyster roasts and seafood festivals. Contact Dan Johannes ahead of time at [email protected] or 443-482-2174 and we can provide free pickup, as well as bins and signage to minimize shells mixing with other refuse.
There are several public shell recycling drop-off locations across Maryland. If you are interested in hosting a shell-recycling bin, contact Dan Johannes at [email protected] or 443-482-2174.
Anglers Hunting Fishing
Annapolis Seafood Market
Annapolis Yacht Club
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Eastport Yacht Club
Shell recycling bins in the Annapolis area are sponsored by .
Parking lot of the Downtown Sailing Center and Baltimore Museum of Industry, to the right of the entrance.
Breezy Point Marina
Easton Point 24 Hour Gas and Diesel
Oak Grove Marina
Common Market Co-Op
Bodkin Elementary School
Gravel Springs Farm
Clagett Farm and CSA
The following restaurants also participate in the Save Oyster Shells program:
Annapolis Yacht Club Clubhouse
The Ivy Hotel and Magdalena Restaurant
4 Dogs Brewing Co & Pub
McFaul's Oyster & Reel
Pirates Cove Restaurant
Havre de Grace
Water Street Seafood
McFaul's Ironhorse Tavern
Lee's Landing Dock Bar
Brian Boru Restaurant & Pub
To learn more about how you can become involved in the oyster shell recycling program please contact Dan Johannes at [email protected] or 443-482-2174.
To learn more about CBF's oyster recycling partners in Maryland please visit the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
More Ways to Help
- Become a volunteer and help collect shells from participating restaurants and oyster roasts.
- Become a Maryland oyster gardener.