The Brunswick County Solid Waste & Recycling Department will be at South Brunswick Middle School, 100 Cougar Rd, Southport, on September 16, 2017, from 9am until 12pm to collect household hazardous waste. Items will be taken free of charge from Brunswick County residents, property owners and farmers. Proof of residency/property ownership is required.
Some items that are accepted at the HHW collection are non-latex paints, stains, insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, and aerosol cans. All items brought to the event must be labeled. For items not mentioned please contact the Brunswick County Solid Waste & Recycling Department at (910) 253-2520. The staff onsite reserves the right to refuse any items brought to the event.
The following materials cannot be accepted: ammunition, radioactive materials, smoke detectors, infectious or biological waste, explosives, shock sensitive materials (crystallized ethers, picnic acids, etc.), and non-household materials.
Electronics, latex paints, fluorescent bulbs & CFLs, smoke detectors (radiation AM-241 only), motor oil, oil filters, fuel, antifreeze, clothing and automotive batteries are not included in the HHW collection. However, they are recycled at the Brunswick County Landfill year round. There is no charge for this service.
This event is sponsored by the Brunswick County solid Waste & Recycling Department and through the partnership of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and North Carolina Cooperative Extension.