Davidson was one of the first communities in the North Mecklenburg area to arrange for curbside recycling. As the economic market for certain plastics shifts, there are changes to what can and cannot be put into the town's red curbside recycling containers.
What can and can't be recycled? Here are the county's current guidelines: What can I recycle?
Here are some video resources:
- Mecklenburg County Recycling Center, 4 minutes
- Recycle Right presentation, 36 minutes
- 7 Rs of Waste Reduction webinar recording, download and watch, 17 minutes
Mecklenburg County provides guidance on what other plastic films can be recycled: RECYCLE HERE
Other Recycling & Garbage Options
There is a full service drop-off recycling center on Highway 21, south of Huntersville, that will accept other trash and recyclables. The center is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You must separate your waste and place it in corresponding containers at the recycling center.
Click information for Mecklenburg County's current solid waste disposal fees.
Landscaping mulch and compost are available for pick up at the site for a very reasonable cost (click here for pricing).
An option for recycling food waste: Mecklenburg County is aware of one private vendor that collects food waste for a fee: Crown Town Compost. Crown Town collects residential food waste and then transports it to a processing facility. Mecklenburg County does not endorse any particular vendors; however interested residents can contact Crown Town directly for more information.