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Mailing Address:

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

General Inquiries
311 or (980) 314-3867

​​​​​​​​Full Service Recycling Centers - General Information



 

 

 
Full Service Recycling Locations
Normal Hours of Operation
:
Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Recycling Center Acceptable Materials:
(Residents)
  • ​​Plastic Bottles and Jugs (EXCEPT #6)
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Wide-Mouth Plastic Containers
  • Rigid Plastics
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Milk and Juice Cartons, Juice Boxes
  • Aluminum/steel/tin cans
  • Spiral paper cans (i.e. frozen juice cans)
  • Glass jars/bottles (all colors)
  • Junk mail and Mixed Paper (office paper, junk mail, envelopes, cereal boxes without liners, paper bags, gift boxes, gift wrap, dry food boxes, beer and pop cartons, mail tubes, paper towel rolls, index cards, file folders, paper egg cartons and paper food trays)
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Telephone books
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard
  • Eyeglasses
  • Household batteries (camcorder, laptop, camera, flashlight batteries, etc.)
  • Oil filters
  • Appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, water heaters, etc.)
  • Lead acid (car) batteries
  • Scrap aluminum and ferrous metal (bed frames, swing sets, etc.)
  • Paint: oil and water-based (limit 5 gallons)
  • Motor oil/antifreeze/transmission fluid (limit 5 gallons)
  • Cooking oil
  • Tires ( Limit 5)
  • Plastic 6-pack rings
  • Propane tanks from gas grills (empty!)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Computers, Televisionsand Monitors (Limit 3)

Unacceptable Materials:


NO ceramic cups, window or windshield glass, Pyrex, glass dinnerware-plates.

NO paper contaminated with food residue; diapers, text books, styrofoam, plastic food containers, gift bows and ribbons, or plastic grocery bags.
 

Full Service Recycling Centers
Household Construction & Demolition Debris and Bulky Waste: (Residents)

We do not accept mixed loads.
Prior to visiting a facility please separate yard waste, construction/demolition debris, and bulky trash.

Mecklenburg County accepts, for a fee, residents' wood waste (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).      

*Drywall and concrete are accepted at the Foxhole Landfill only.   
   **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.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)​ Disposal: (Residents Only)
Mecklenburg County will help residents safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (HHW). Most HHW may be taken to the North Mecklenburg Recycling Center, Hickory Grove Recycling Center, West Mecklenburg Recycling Center, and Foxhole Recycling Center where it is collected by a licensed HHW Contractor. 

 

Important information
for SC Residents ONLY.

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Please send your questions or comments to Lynn Streeter.


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Address

Mailing Address:

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

General Inquiries
311 or (980) 314-3867