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Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Offices & Full Service Drop-Off Centers will be closed on Monday July 5, 2021. All Full-Service Drop-Off Centers will re-open on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
Full-Service DROP-OFF Center locations ONLYNormal Hours of Operation:Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Acceptable RECYCLABLE Items:
Contact us at Solid Waste for reservations or disposal limits.
Household Construction & Demolition Debris and Bulky Waste:
You must separate your mixed loads.
Prior to visiting a facility please separate yard waste, construction/demolition debris, and bulky trash.Mecklenburg County accepts, for a fee, residents' Construction Debris such as: framing timbers, pallets, crates, spools, sheathing, treated lumber/decking; *inert materials ( brick asphalt pavement, mortar, rock, gravel); plastic (pipe, buckets, wrap); and other (shingles**, fiberglass bath fixtures, tile, ceramic, carpet, padding).
* Full-service drop-off centers accept only small loads (pickup truck size) of Drywall and concrete. Larger loads are accepted at the
Foxhole Landfill Monday-Fridays ONLY. No Foxhole loads are accepted on Saturdays. **If shingles are brought in on a trailer less than 12 feet, they can make up no more than 50% of the materials being disposed of. If the shingles are more than 50% of the load, they must be taken to the
Foxhole Landfill Mondays-Fridays only.Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal: (Residents Only)Mecklenburg County will help residents safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (HHW) at no charge. HHW may be taken to any of the Full-Service Drop-Off Centers: North Mecklenburg Recycling Center, Hickory Grove Recycling Center, Compost Central Recycling Center, and Foxhole Recycling Center where it is properly handled.
For more information, contact our 24 hr. Info Line at (980) 314-3867 or by email. Remember, Mecklenburg County does not collect your materials curbside - curbside collection occurs from your local Town or the City - if you live in an Unincorporated area of Mecklenburg County and desire curbside collection, you will need to contact a private and licensed collection company.
On July 1, 2021 Mecklenburg County will increase service capacity. Read the latest service availability update.