About this event :
The Brunswick County Solid Waste Department will be at South Brunswick Middle School, 100 Cougar Rd, Southport, from 9am to 12pm on Saturday September 21 to collect household hazardous waste. Items will be taken free of charge from Brunswick County property owners, residents and farmers. Must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency. Some items that are accepted at the HHW collection are non-latex paints, stains, insecticides, herbicides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, and aerosol cans. For items not mentioned please contact the Brunswick County Solid Waste Department at (910)253-2520. All items brought to the event must be labeled. The staff onsite reserves the right to refuse any item brought to the event. Electronics, latex paints, fluorescent bulbs, automotive fluids, clothing, smoke detectors and batteries are not included in the HHW collection, however, they are recycled at the Brunswick County Landfill year round for free. The following materials cannot be accepted: ammunition, radioactive materials, infectious or biological waste, explosives, shock sensitive materials (crystallized ethers, picric acids, etc.), and non-household materials.