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Mecklenburg County 2023 Holiday & Full-Service Center Closings
Do you have items that you want to 'Self-Haul' to one of our Drop-Off Centers??
Unfortunately, due to the pandemic we cannot assist with unloading your vehicle and ask you to be prepared to unload yourself. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Residents outside of Mecklenburg County may purchase an Out of County Entry Sticker at any of our Full-Service Centers. The stickers are $80 for a full year or $40 for the second-half of the year. Stickers follow our Fiscal Year Period, which is July to June. Out of County stickers are necessary to receive equivalent fee schedules as Mecklenburg County residents. If no Out of County sticker is displayed then every visit, includinf recycling disposal, will be charged on a per visit basis.
Mecklenburg County operates four Full-Service Drop-Off Centers that can accept a lot of materials that come from your home.
The Full-Service Drop-Off Centers are:
Charlotte, NC 28214
Full-Service Recycling Centers, only
Full-Service Recycling Centers
Full-Service Recycling Center
We don't accept explosives, ammunition, or radioactive items.
Mecklenburg County also has five unstaffed Self-Service Recycling Centers located throughout the County. The unstaffed sites only take the 6-basic recyclable items:
980 314 DUMP (3867) 24 hr. recorded info lineMecklenburg County residents can take their recyclable materials, yard waste, bulky waste, electronic waste, and household hazardous waste to any of the four full-service drop-off centers listed above. There are charges for certain items, as found in the Residential and Commercial fee schedules.Back to top of page
Here are some important tips to remember:
IMPORTANT & UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS IN CURBSIDE RECYCLING
DO NOT PLACE THE ITEMS (Listed Below) IN CURBSIDE AND COUNTY RECYCLE CENTERS:
There are thousands of unacceptable items, and we can't list them all, but here are some of the more frequent "improper-wishful" items. PLEASE resist the urge to recycle these in your Curbside Recycling......