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​Accepted Items for Recycling

Residential Recycling in Mecklenburg County

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Pizza Boxes are now accepted for recycling in Mecklenburg County, both through your municipal curbside program and at any Mecklenburg County Recycling Center.

Acceptable Items to Recycle

Labels and caps can stay on container 

All containers should be empty and clean


Pick up day locator
Place items in Recycle Can

For more detailed information, please contact your service provider.

Items that are NOT Accepted for RecyclingThese Items are Not Recyclable
NO Plastic Bags, Plastic Wrap, or Plastic Film
NO Shredded Paper
NO Ceramics
NO Pots & Pans
NO Glassware
NO Paper Plates or Napkins
NO Batteries
NO Light Bulbs
NO Wire Hangers
NO Clamshells or Styrofoam
NO Plastic Food Trays or Cups









Office Location:

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208


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


General Inquiries
311 or 980-314-3867