What type of recycling will be picked up?

Recyclables can be co-mingled in your recycling container.

Items permitted are:

Graphic accepted recyclables list



  • Newspaper
  • Brochures
  • Catalogs
  • Magazines
  • Junk Mail
  • White Paper
  • Phone Books
  • Colored Paper
  • Paper Bags
  • Computer Paper
  • Soft Covered Books
  • File Folders
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Cardboard Boxes
  • Orange Juice Cartons


  • Napkins
  • Tissues
  • Paper plates
  • Please do not put anything in bags. Please keep clean and dry. Thank you.



  • Number 1 through Number 7 plastic containers (look on the bottom to identify)


  • Grocery
  • Sandwich bags
  • 5-gallon buckets
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic grocery type bags



  • Clear, brown and green glass containers


  • Ceramic or porcelain cups and plates
  • Drinking glasses or stemware
  • Heat resistant ovenware
  • Light bulbs, mirrors or window panes



  • Aluminum and steel cans


  • Pie pans
  • Foil
  • Cans that have contained hazardous waste (oil, insecticide, paint, etc.)

You may also want to visit the Carteret County Solid Waste and Recycling webpage for more information.


Learn more about Wheels For Wishes. Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina. The Wheels For Wishes Program is proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. Visit the Wheels for Wishes website for more information.

Cars To Cure Breast Cancer accepts donated vehicles and either recycles or auctions them off. Earned proceeds from the sale of the vehicle benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. All donations help to fund breast cancer research so that we can one day see a cure for breast cancer.

Visit the Cars to Cure Breast Cancer website.


Solid waste racks will no longer be permitted in the Town's right-of-way. Solid waste racks will be permitted on private property, however, racks and containers must be permanently stored at least 30 feet from the public right-of-way or behind the front or sidewall of the structure.

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1. When is trash and recycling picked up?
2. When does the holiday schedule apply to trash services?
3. What type of trash will be picked up?
4. What are the specific regulations concerning garbage containers?
5. How can I dispose of white goods and large appliances?
6. What type of recycling will be picked up?
7. How can I dispose of brush and yard debris?