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Recycling

Recycle_pilesRecyclables can be deposited at the Pamlico County Recycling Center located at 3291 NC 306 North (3 miles North of Grantsboro, see map below).  The recycle center is operated by Pamlico County. Click here to see brochure.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Saturday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
(Closed on Sunday)

 


PLEASE REMEMBER - The following items are NOT accepted for recycling, but may be acceptable at the landfill:

  • PLASTIC BAGS
  • PLASTIC PARTS
  • INSULATION
  • CERAMIC TILE
  • PORCELAIN
  • GLASS DISHES
  • SCRAP METAL
  • ABSOLUTELY NO NEEDLES!

ALLOWED ITEMS:

  • BATTERIES – Automobile, boat, and lawnmower batteries
  • CANS – Steel and aluminum cans, aluminum foil (NO FOOD, NO PAINT, PLEASE RINSE!)
  • PLASTICS – #1 - #7 containers, with lids – drink bottles, milk jugs, etc. (NO LIDS, PLEASE RINSE!)
  • MOTOR OIL – Used motor oil, hydraulic oil, fuel oil, transmission fluid, kerosene (NO OLD GAS, NO WATER, NO OIL FILTERS.  It costs the County $ .40 per gallon to dispose of water mixed in oil)
  • MAGAZINES – Magazines, catalogs (MUST BE DRY)
  • NEWSPRINT – Newspapers, inserts, shopper, rag mags, etc. (MUST BE DRY)
  • MIXED PAPER – Cereal boxes, phone books, dog food bags, etc. (NO plastic liners, bags, or window envelopes, or food wrappings)
  • OFFICE PAPER – Any size copier paper  (NO staples, paper clips, or plastic windows, and NO laminated paper of any kind)
  • CARDBOARD – Corrugated only (NO food or wax, BOXES MUST BE BROKEN DOWN FLAT)
  • GLASS – Clear, green, brown only – Only food containers (bottles, jars) etc. (PLEASE RINSE. NO- plates, glassware, light bulbs, windows, mirrors, stoneware, etc.)
  • TIRES – Please bring 4 or less at a time (NO RIMS!)
  • CHRISTMAS TREES – Bare (NO tinsel, decorations, nails, or tree stands.)
  • YARDWASTE - $ .01 PER POUND – Limbs, leaves, pine straw, pine cones, grass clippings, garden waste, etc.  (NO GARBAGE)
APPLIANCES

  • ACCEPTABLE – (White Goods) stoves, refrigerators, propane heaters, furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters, freezers, washers, dryers, etc.
    • NOT ACCEPTABLE – (Other Appliances - NO tvs, vcrs, microwaves, toasters, toaster ovens, kerosene heaters, electric heaters, etc.)