Friday, May 22, 2015   

Disposal Bans

The North Carolina General Assembly has established disposal bans on a wide range of items. The following items have been banned from landfill disposal:

Used oil

Yard trash (with exceptions)

White goods


Aluminum cans

Whole scrap tires

Lead acid batteries

Oyster shells

Motor vehicle oil filters
(effective October 2009)

Recyclable rigid plastic containers
(with exceptions and effective October 2009)

Wooden pallets
(effective October 2009)

Discarded computer equipment and televisions
(effective January 2011)

To learn more about these disposal bans, please visit