Recycling: Curbside & Drop Off

Thank you for your interest in recycling in Brunswick County, NC. Here you will find information about what items are/are not accepted for recycling, how to receive curbside collection, where to drop off accepted recyclables, and more.

Brunswick County partners with Sonoco Recycling for the processing and marketing of collected recycled materials.

Click here to view Accepted and Non-Accepted Items

Important Reminders

  • Empty out all food and liquids.
  • Empty and rinse all accepted plastic, metal, and glass recyclable materials.
  • Remove tape from cardboard boxes and flatten cardboard.
  • Do not bag your recyclables! Return bags to grocery stores and participating retail stores for proper recycling.

Recycling: Curbside Collection

GFL Environmental offers curbside recycling collection to all residents of Brunswick County. There is an annual fee for the service, which includes the cost of the 96-gallon, blue roll-out cart and biweekly recycling collection. For rates or to sign up, contact GFL Environmental at 910.253.4177 or visit their Recycling Collection page.

Recycling: Drop-off Sites

As part of Brunswick County's solid waste management system, the Solid Waste and Recycling Division collects a variety of materials for recycling. Our team services 13 drop-off sites throughout the county. These sites are for the convenience of Brunswick County residents that want to recycle materials that would otherwise be placed in their garbage containers.

Green dumpsters are provided at the following sites for all county residents and property owners to drop off their single-stream recycling:

Brunswick County Landfill

The landfill is open from 7:30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and 7:30 am to 3 pm on Saturday.

Brunswick County Landfill: 172 Landfill Road NE, Bolivia, NC 28422

Brunswick County Convenience Centers

The convenience centers are open from 8 am to 6 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Brunswick County Parks

Park hours are based on Daylight Savings Time. In the summer months, the Parks are open 8 am to 10 pm. In the winter months, the Parks are open 8 am to 9 pm.

Brunswick County Government Complex

An additional location is available to residents at: