Mint Hill

Recycling in Mint Hill

Recycling in Mint Hill is picked up on a bi-weekly schedule. Blue bins should be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. the morning of your pick up.

Plastic bottles and jugs (except #6), wide-mouth plastic containers, rigid plastics
Pizza boxes, cereal and food boxes, cardboard boxes (flattened)
Milk and juice cartons and boxes
Magazines, phone books, paperback books, junk mail, mixed paper and newspaper
Glass bottles and jars (rinsed)
Metal food cans, aluminum cans (rinsed)
Empty aerosol cans

DO NOT MIX PAPER AND OTHER RECYCLABLES. PAPER SHOULD BE PLACED EITHER ON TOP OF OR UNDER THE BIN.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING:  Drinking glasses, window panes, mirrors, bottle caps or lids, plastic bags, shredded paper, plastic food trays & cups, ceramics, pots & pans, paper plates & napkins, batteries, light bulbs, wire hangers, take-out boxes, Styrofoam, or items with #6 on the bottom.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I dispose of reusable bulky waste, i.e. old couch, stove, etc.?

If you have reusable bulky waste that you would like to donate to a non-profit organization contact Goodwill Industries, United Way, Habitat for Humanity Restore or The Salvation Army for more information. You can also contact RCS (Residential Collection Services) at (704) 283-7539 to arrange a pick up at your own cost. A downloadable information sheet is provided for general information and questions.

There are several Full-service Recycling Centers in Mecklenburg County available to the public.

How do I request a recycle bin?

Contact the Town Hall at (704) 545-9726.

How do I properly dispose of old paint cans and other hazardous waste?

Mecklenburg County Solid Waste and Recycling offers free household hazardous waste disposal to residents living in Mint Hill. By disposing of household hazardous waste properly, citizens help to protect our water supply and natural resources. Mecklenburg County Solid Waste and Recycling.

How do I know my garbage collection schedule?

Contact the Town Hall if you are new to the area and need to know your pick up day at (704) 545-9726. A downloadable information sheet is provided for general information and questions: Solid Waste/Recycling Information

How do I know what items can be place in the recycle bin?

A downloadable information sheet is provided for general information and questions. If you have specific questions, contact the Town Hall at (704) 545-9726. Solid Waste/Recycling Information

How do I find the holiday trash collection schedule?

The holiday trash collection schedule is posted to our website at the beginning of each calendar year.  Holiday Trash Schedule

How do I report a missed trash pick up?

Contact the Town Hall at (704) 545-9726.

How do I recycle my old electronics?

There are several places to recycle your old electronics in Mecklenburg County. Make sure you call ahead. Recycle Old Electronics

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