Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 2, 2020)


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Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

Read >> Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Order No. 121

Key Points

  • As of April 2, there are 23 positive cases of COVID-19, 225 pending test results and 457 confirmed negative test results, totaling 705 tests administered so far.
  • Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 is now in effect: Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member. The order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others.
  • The CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately. Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should also self-quarantine at home for 14 days after returning.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary
  • The CDC now recommends people with mild COVID-19 symptoms stay home and call their doctor for medical advice.


Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821


North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211


The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:


Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

Accepted Items & Tipping Fees

Holiday Schedule

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Recycling: Curbside and Drop-off Collection

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County C&D Landfill
Convenience Centers
$80.00 per ton (no minimum charge)Not accepted at Convenience SitesAsbestos is a hazardous material that must be treated in a special way. Click here for asbestos disposal instructions and policies.
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 the Brunswick County Swap Shop located at the landfill. No cloth or broken items are accepted.
Construction and Demolition Debris

Treated wood, sheet rock, doors, windows, siding (aluminum & 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. Phone the Brunswick County office at 454-0007.

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.
Household Recyclable Materials

Click here for more information.

No chargeNo charge

Concrete, brick, clean soil

$59.00 per ton (clean concrete-FREE)$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
Mobile Homes
$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 will be charged.

Not accepted at Convenience Sites
Municipal Solid Waste

Regular household garbage

$59.00 per ton (no minimum charge)$3.00 per 1-20 gallon bag
$4.00 per 21-40 gallon bag
$5.00 per > 40 gallon bag
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. For more information about composting, visit the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension website.

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 sites are considered Construction & Demolition Debris, and are not recycled.

Consider donating usable construction materials to Habitat For Humanity. Phone the Brunswick County office at 454-0007.

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
Accepted at the Leland and Southport Convenience Sites only.
White Goods & 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 to Goodwill, the Salvation Army, or other charitable organizations. Consider donating vehicles to charitable organizations at
Yard Debris

Leaves, twigs, branches, clean soil, grass, and untreated wood

$22.50 per ton (no minimum charge)$3.00 per 1-40 gallon bag
$4.00 per >40 gallon bag
$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.

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 and latex paint.

No charge

Used oil, used anti-freeze, lead acid batteries (e.g. automobile batteries), household batteries, gasoline, textiles, fluorescent & CFL bulbs, Used cooking oil, smoke detectors, oyster shells and latex paint. Latex paint is self pour (can opener not provided.
No Charge

Used cooking oil, textiles, smoke detectors, household batteries and fluorescent & CFL bulbs only.

Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.

Collection Day Info
Contact Waste Industries

(910) 253-4177



(910) 253-2520
Open Mon-Fri:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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