Next free Brunswick County Household Hazardous Waste collection days are Aug. 18 and Sept. 15

08.09.2022

Next free Brunswick County Household Hazardous Waste collection days are Aug. 18 and Sept. 15

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick County reminds property owners and residents that they can dispose of household hazardous waste at the Brunswick County Landfill free of charge every third Thursday of the month (excluding holidays or inclement weather). The next free collection days are Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, and Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency to drop off items during the event.

Some items that are accepted include ammonia, bleach, aerosols, lighter fluid, oil-based paints, pesticides, herbicides, propane tanks (grill or smaller), household batteries, pool/spa chemicals, disinfectants, and fire extinguishers.

For items not mentioned, visit the Brunswick County Solid Waste Division webpage.

All items must be labeled. The staff onsite reserve the right to refuse any item brought to the event.

Electronics, latex paints, fluorescent bulbs, automotive fluids, clothing, and smoke detectors are not included in the household hazardous waste collection; however, they are recycled at the Brunswick County Landfill year-round for free.

The following materials cannot be accepted: business or commercial waste, biological or infectious waste, hypodermic needles or syringes, radioactive waste, prescription medicine, explosives, ammunition, shock-sensitive items (crystallized ethers, picric acids, etc.), and unknown items.

For questions, contact the Brunswick County Solid Waste Division at 910.253.2520 or email operationservices@brunswickcountync.gov

Brunswick County Solid Waste and Recycling sponsors these collection events with the partnership of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and Keep Brunswick County Beautiful.

LOCATION

Brunswick County Landfill
172 Landfill Rd NE
Bolivia, NC 28422

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov