BRUNSWICK COUNTY
SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING/
KEEP BRUNSWICK COUNTY BEAUTIFUL
FREE CLEANUP WEEK
April 13, 2020 through April 18, 2020
Brunswick County property owners and residents may dispose of all materials, except for regular household trash and hazardous waste, at the Brunswick County Landfill free of charge. Metal, tires, electronics, latex paint, and yard debris can be disposed of during free week but they must be placed in their designated area.
 
Businesses and commercial vehicles will be charged normal tipping fees. Must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency.
 
Brunswick County Landfill
172 Landfill Rd NE, Bolivia, NC 28422
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:30am until 5pm and Saturday 7:30am until 3pm.
SHRED EVENT
April 24, 2020

Brunswick County Government Center
149 Government Center Dr
Bolivia, NC 28422
(Cooperative Extension gravel parking lot)
9:00 am until 12:00 pm
(Event may end earlier if truck is full)

This shred event is free and open to all Brunswick County residents and property owners. No more than 5 boxes per resident will be allowed. Please have your items bagged/boxed and ready to be shredded. We will have staff on site to empty the bags/boxes into the shredder. All bags/boxes will be returned after they are emptied. For further information, please call (910) 253-2520.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION (TBA)
The Brunswick County Solid Waste Department is in the process of implementing a permanent household hazardous waste (HHW) collection at the county’s landfill site. The two annual events in Shallotte and Southport are discontinued. We are hoping to have this facility opened during the spring of 2020. Please email Operation Services to be added to an email list to be notified when this program is scheduled to begin.
PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE AWARD
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, presented Keep Brunswick County Beautiful with its 2019 President’s Circle Award recognition at the Keep America Beautiful 2020 National Conference, which recently took place in Memphis, Tennessee. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of Keep America Beautiful in creating clean, green, and beautiful communities.

In qualifying for the President’s Circle Award, Keep Brunswick County Beautiful has met standards of merit of Keep America Beautiful by conducting an annual Community Appearance Index; calculating the affiliate’s cost/benefit ratio; and administering initiatives to end littering, improve recycling, and beautify the county. Keep Brunswick County Beautiful is one of more than 600 community-based affiliates in the Keep America Beautiful network whose programs, initiatives and efforts, supported by millions of volunteers, help transform public spaces into beautiful places.
OCEAN FRIENDLY ESTABLISHMENTS
Keep Brunswick County Beautiful, Plastic Ocean Project, and the NC Aquarium recognizes local restaurants and businesses as Ocean Friendly Establishments. Below is a list of businesses that have made the decision to implement various waste reduction activities into their systems.

Shagger Jacks  (Oak Island),   Mojos on the Harbor  (Bald Head Island),   Inlet View Bar & Grill   (Shallotte),   George's Pancake House  (Calabash),   Cafe Koa  (Southport) Dry Street Pub & Pizza   (Southport),   Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar   (Leland),   Pepperoni Grill   (Oak Island),   Pepperoni Grill   (Boiling Spring Lakes),   Swain Seafood Shack  (Oak Island) Kai Joe's Tacos   (Oak Island),   Mr. P's Bistro  (Southport),   Fibber McGees   (Sunset Beach),   Captain Nance's Seafood   (Calabash),  Blue Cow Grill   (Southport),   StrEAt Side Take Out   (Southport),  Fish House Restaurant   (Oak Island),   Moore Street Marke (Southport),   Christophers Steakhouse and Seafood   (Leland),  Tommy Thompsons   (St. James),  The Players Club   (St. James),   The Members Club   (St. James),  The Founders Club   (St. James),  The SeaSide Club   (St. James),  The Reserve Club   (St. James),   401 Main   (Carrboro),   Seven Mile Post   (Wilmington), The Saucy Southerner (Southport), Trinity UMC (Southport).

Anyone interested in becoming an Ocean Friendly Establishment, please contact us by clicking   here .
RECYCLING SERVICES
Brunswick County residents and property owners can dispose of the following anytime:
BRUNSWICK COUNTY LANDFILL
Electronics, fluorescent bulbs & CFL's , single stream recycling , scrap metal, appliances, propane tanks, oyster shells, tires (limit 5 per resident), used cooking oil, latex paint & cans, textiles, corrugated cardboard, household & automotive batteries, used oil, oil filters, antifreeze, fuel, smoke detectors and cellphones.

CONVENIENCE SITES 
Electronics, fluorescent bulbs (4 foot or smaller) & CFL's, single stream recycling , corrugated cardboard, scrap metal, household batteries, appliances, oyster shells (all locations except Leland), tires (Southport and Leland only, limit 5 per resident), used cooking oil, smoke detectors, textiles and cellphones.

COUNTY PARKS
Single-stream recycling and textiles.
For location and hours, please visit the   Brunswick County Solid Waste & Recycl ing   website.