Accepted Items & Tipping Fees

MaterialDescriptionCounty LandfillConvenience CentersTips

Asbestos


NA$80.00 per ton (no minimum charge)Not accepted at Convenience SitesAsbestos is a hazardous material that must be treated in a special way. See asbestos disposal instructions and policies (PDF).

Brown Goods

Large items such as old furniture and mattresses$59.00 per ton (no minimum charge)
  • $10.00 per item
  • $48.00 max charge for a pickup truckload
Consider donating usable furniture items to:
  • Brunswick County Swap Shop located at the landfill (no cloth or broken items are accepted).
  • Habitat for Humanity (furniture cannot have any stains, tears, or pet damage).
Live Christmas Trees 
(Full Tree)
Live Christmas trees only. Note: Artificial trees are not recyclable and should be disposed of as household trash (normal tipping fees apply).
  • No charge to county residents in January
  • Normal yard waste tipping fees apply for live Christmas trees recycled after Jan. 31
  • $5.00 per tree in January
  • Normal yard waste tipping fees apply for live Christmas trees recycled after Jan. 31
All ornaments, lights and decorations must be removed. 

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris


Treated wood, sheetrock, doors, windows, siding (aluminum  and vinyl), pipe (PVC, aluminum, metal)$59.00 per ton
  • $14.00 minimum
  • $20.00 for 1/4 truckload
  • $40.00 for 1/2 truckload
  • $60.00 for 3/4 truckload
  • $80.00 for full truckload
Consider donating usable construction materials to Habitat for Humanity.

Electronics

Electronics must be complete and not broken into pieces.No charge to county residents and/or property owners.No charge to county residents and/or property owners.NA

Household Recyclable Materials

See more information on recycling.No chargeNo chargeNA

Land Clearing and Inert Debris (LCID)

Concrete, brick, clean soil.

Note: Tile, counter tops, and painted concrete are not accepted for free.
  • Clean concrete, brick, and soil: No charge
  • Mixed LCID: $59.00 per ton
  • $14.00 minimum
  • $20.00 for 1/4 truckload
  • $40.00 for 1/2 truckload
  • $60.00 for 3/4 truckload
  • $80.00 for full truckload
NA

Mobile Homes

N/A$59.00 per ton

Note: If a mobile home will fit on the scale, the $59-per-ton rate applies. If not, a flat rate of $250 per single-wide or $500 per single-wide with contents will be charged.

Not accepted at Convenience Centers.NA

Municipal Solid Waste



Regular household garbage.$59.00 per ton (no minimum charge)
  • $3.00 per 1-gallon to 20-gallon bag
  • $4.00 per 21-gallon to 40-gallon bag
  • $5.00 per every bag greater than 40 gallons
Consider starting a compost pile to reduce your household waste. Vegetable and fruit scraps, coffee grinds, and tea bags, are key ingredients for a compost pile. Learn more about composting from Brunswick County Cooperative Extension.

Shingles



Clean shingles have no other materials mixed in, though nails and tar paper are fine, and may be recycled. No wood or other roofing material is allowed in this collection.
  • Clean: $34.00 per ton (recyclable)
  • Mixed with other construction debris: $59.00 per ton
  • $14.00 minimum
  • $20.00 for 1/4 truckload
  • $40.00 for 1/2 truckload
  • $60.00 for 3/4 truckload
  • $80.00 for full truckload
All shingles taken to Convenience Centers are considered Construction and Demolition Debris, and are not recycled.
Consider donating usable construction materials to Habitat for Humanity.

Tires



County residents (individuals) can drop off as many as 5 tires at a time. The landfill accepts tires from county businesses with a valid scrap tire certification form.No chargeNo charge.

Note: Accepted at the Leland and Southport Convenience Centers only.
NA

White Goods and Scrap Metal



Household appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, dishwashers, water heaters, washing machines, dryers. Refrigerators must be completely empty of food.No chargeNo chargeConsider donating working appliances and vehicles to charitable organizations.

Yard Debris



Leaves, twigs, branches, clean soil, grass, and untreated wood.
  • 4 feet or shorter:  $22.50 per ton
  • Logs longer than 4 feet: $45 per ton (no minimum charge)
  • $3.00 per 1-gallon to 40-gallon bag
  • $4.00 for each bag over 40 gallons
  • $7.00 for loose 1/4 truckload
  • $14.00 for loose 1/2 truckload
  • $22.00 for loose 3/4 truckload
  • $30.00 for loose full truckload
The Brunswick County Landfill offers free mulch. Landfill attendants are available to assist with loading mulch in the beds of pickup trucks or trailers using an excavator, but please bring your own containers and shovels if you prefer to load the mulch yourself. The landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (excluding holidays).

Other



All listed items are accepted:

  • Used oil
  • Used anti-freeze
  • Lead acid batteries (e.g. automobile batteries)
  • Household batteries
  • Gasoline
  • Textiles
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Used cooking oil
  • Oyster shells
  • Smoke detectors
  • Latex paint
No charge:
  • Used oil
  • Used anti-freeze
  • Lead acid batteries (e.g. automobile batteries)
  • Household batteries
  • Gasoline
  • Textiles
  • Fluorescent and CFL bulbs
  • Used cooking oil
  • Smoke detectors
  • Oyster shells
  • Latex paint: self-pour (can opener not provided.
No Charge:
  • Used cooking oil
  • Textiles
  • Smoke detectors
  • Household batteries
  • Oyster shells
  • Fluorescent and CFL bulbs (4 feet and under only)
NA