Garbage Collection

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.
DO NOT PUT ITEMS IN PLASTIC BAGS.  When in doubt, throw it out.


  • Plastic containers
  • Cartons and juice boxes
  • Aluminum cans
  • Cereal boxes
  • Flatten cardboard boxes
  • Magazines, junk mail and newspaper
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Tin/steel cans
  • Paper


  • Food
  • Plastic bags and trash
  • Shredded paper
  • Wire hangers
  • Hoses
  • Car parts
  • Cords
  • Sharps
  • Ropes
  • Scrap metal
  • Plastic film and bubble wrap
  • Syringes
  • Solo cups and plastic ware and utensils
  • Napkins
  • Plastic food containers
  • Diapers

Many of the unacceptable items can be taken to retailers, or any of the four Mecklenburg County Full Service Recycling Centers.  For more information visit Mecklenburg County Solid Waste.

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 Waste Pro at 980-296-1126 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.

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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.

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How do I request a recycle bin?

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

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How do I know my garbage collection schedule?

Contact Waste Pro if you are new to the area and need to know your pick up day at 980-296-1126.

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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

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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

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How do I report a missed trash pick up?

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

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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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