Beginning July 1, NC state law will no longer allow discarded computer equipment and televisions at the landfills. Solid Waste Services accepts these items and other electronic items for bulky item collection
. Electonics collected as bulky waste are taken to a recycling processing facility to be recycled.
Banned Electronic Waste Items
- Computer equipment such as:
- printer-scanner-fax combos
- Televisions (all types)
How To Properly Discard of Electronic Waste Items
- Schedule a bulky item collection online or call 311 (704.336.7600). Do not place electronic items in your garbage or recycling rollout carts.
- Take electronics to one of Mecklenburg County's Electronics Collection sites, which includes Goodwill Industries and other locations.
Note: Businesses should make arrangements for disposing of their electronic waste at one of the Electronic Recyclers E-Waste sites.
More Information on the NC Landfill Ban
For additional information, visit the NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources’ website at www.p2pays.org.