Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Solid Waste and Recycling - Events

Solid Waste Management Plan - .pdf download

The Brunswick County landfill and convenient sites will be closed:
 November 27 - November 28, 2014
December 24 - December 25, 2014
January 1, 2015
If your curbside garbage and recycling collection is scheduled for Thanksgiving or Christmas Day, it will be rescheduled to the Saturday following the holiday.  
There is no change to the collection schedule for New Year's Day.

Free Dump Week

April 13 - April 18, 2015

Brunswick County property owners and residents may bring items, except for household trash and land clearing debris, to the Landfill in Bolivia free of charge.

Commercial vehicles will be charged normal tipping fees.

Must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency. 

Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 8 am until 4 pm.

Household Hazardous

Waste & Clothing Collection


  April 18, 2015

The Brunswick County Solid Waste Department will be at South Brunswick Middle School, 100 Cougar Drive, Southport, from 9 am to 2 pm to collect household hazardous waste. Items will be taken free of charge from Brunswick County property owners or residents. Must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency. 

Some items that are accepted at the HHW collection are various paints, stains, insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, and clothing.  All clothing will be donated to charity.

For items not mentioned or questions please contact the

Brunswick County Solid Waste Department at





All items brought to the event must be labeled.

The staff onsite reserves the right to refuse any item brought to the event. 

Electronics, latex paints, flourescent bulbs, automotive fluids, and batteries are not included in the HHW & Clothing Collection. They are recycled year round at the Brunswick County Landfill. There is no charge for this service.

This event is sponsored by Brunswick County Solid Waste/Recycling Department and through the partnership of Keep Brunswick County Beautiful, NCDA&CS, and the NCCES.



Waste Industries is offering curbside recycling collection to all property owners of Brunswick County.  There is an annual fee for the service which includes the cost of the 96 gallon, blue roll out cart and bi-weekly collection of recycling.  For rates and to sign up for the program please contact Waste Industries at 910-253-4177.

The following items may be placed in the recycling cart:

Acceptable Material Single Stream Residential Mix:

  • Newspaper
  • Office Paper
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Telephone Books
  • Green, Brown, & Clear Glass
  • Corrugated Cardboard (OCC)
  • Gable-Top Cartons (Milk Cartons)
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Aluminum , Steel & Tin Food Cans
  • Aluminum Foils
  • #1-#7 Plastic Containers
  • Holiday String Lights & Electrical Cords

Unacceptable Materials:

Bagging material.  (News print can be placed in a Kraft bag)

Mirrors, window or auto glass, light bulbs, ceramics, antifreeze containers, plastic bags, coat hangers, paint cans, or any household items (such as toasters, cooking pots or pans, etc.)

Hard cover books (unless you remove the cover)

Plastic clam shells, PVC pipe/tubing, vinyl siding, Styrofoam or polystyrene (except #6 containers), plastic medical waste, and plastics that have come into contact with petroleum products and/or hazardous waste. 

The Brunswick County Landfill has sold out of ABC stone and #4.

 ABC $14.00/ton
 #4 $14.00/ton
 Rock, Soil mix $ 7.00/ton