Free dump week in Brunswick County

Free dump week in Brunswick County
Brunswick County residents can bring items to the dump free of charge.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Brunswick County Solid Waste and Recycling is offering a free dump week for county residents.

Through Saturday, April 20, Brunswick County property owners and residents can 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 the designated areas.

Proof of Brunswick County residency or property ownership is required.

Businesses and commercial vehicles will be charged normal tipping fees.

The landfill is located at 172 Landfill Road NE in Bolivia.

Hazardous waste collection

The Brunswick County Solid Waste department also will collect household hazardous waste at Shallotte Middle School from 9 a.m. until noon on April 20.

Items will be taken free of charge for Brunswick County residents, property owners and farmers.

Some of the items that will be accepted are non-latex paints, stains, insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, and aerosol cans.

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.

Items like electronics, latex paints, fluorescent bulbs, automotive fluids, clothing, smoke detectors and batteries will not be accepted but they are recycled at the landfill year round for free.

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