Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The Brunswick County Solid Waste Department hosts two household hazardous waste collections each year, the third Saturday of April at Shallotte Middle School and the third Saturday of September at South Brunswick Middle School. Hours are from 9am until 12pm.
Some items that are accepted at the HHW collection are non-latex paints, stains, insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, and aerosol cans.
Electronics, latex paints, fluorescent bulbs, automotive fluids, clothing, smoke detectors and batteries are not included in the HHW collection, however, they are recycled at the Brunswick County Landfill year round for free.
The following materials CANNOT be accepted: ammunition, radioactive materials, infectious or biological waste, explosives, shock sensitive materials (crystallized ethers, picric acids, etc.), and non-household materials.