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​School Recycling and Disposal

To make recycling and solid waste management easier for CMS schools,  Mecklenburg County will supply, upon request:

  • Recycling containers for classroom, hallway, cafeteria and administrative area.
  • Posters that highlight acceptable recycling materials, including milk and juice carton recycling.

 Private schools are responsible for providing their own interior recycling containers. 
To request these services, give us a call at 980-314-3865
 What to place in the recycle bins:

 DO NOT PLACE THESE ITEMS IN THE RECYCLE BINS.

 

  • Plastic Bags, Plastic Wrap, or Plastic Film
  • Shredded Paper
  • Ceramics
  • Pots & Pans
  •  Glassware
  •  Paper Plates or Napkins
  • Batteries
  •  Light Bulbs
  •  Wire Hangers
  •  Clamshells or Styrofoam
  •  Plastic Food Trays or Cups

Call Mecklenburg County at 980-314-3868 to report or inquire about:

  • Missed recycling collection
  • Frequently overflowing recycling dumpsters
  • Concerns about recycling possibly going into a garbage truck
  • Starting a food waste recycling at your school

Educational Material and solid waste management facts and games can be found in the Kids' Corner of the Resouces section.

 



 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Address

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

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Hours: Disposal Site Hours Mon-Sat 7 a.m - 4 p.m.

Contact

General Inquiries
311 or 980-314-3867