Recycling In Watauga County

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Everything You Need To Know

All information found in Watauga County recycling guidelines

What Can’t Be Recycled?

  • Wire Fences
  • Propane Tanks
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Liquids & Foods
  • Medical Waste
  • Clothing
  • Treated wood
  • Plastic Shopping Bags (Can be recycled at all grocery stores)
  • Compost
  • Used napkins, paper towels, tissues
  • Items coated in plastic/ wax
  • Water hoses
  • Window glass
  • Rigid Plastics

Items That Can Only Be Recycled At The 336 Landfill Road In Boone

  • Hazardous Waste Materials (household cleaners, wood polish, etc.) only on HHW day – Found on Calendar
  • Old wheels & tires
  • Cooking oil/ grease
  • Used motor oil
  • Yard Waste
  • Household Appliances
  • Electronics

Materials Accepted At All Watauga Co. Convenience Centers

  • Glass – All colors accepted
  • Corrugated cardboard – Must be flattened
  • Plastics – Except for plastic shopping bags
  • Paper & pasteboard – Newspaper, junk mail, clean food boxes, etc.
  • Tin & aluminum – Food containers should be rinsed clean
  • Batteries & lightbulbs – *Large tube lights and car batteries go to main landfill site ONLY

Sanitation Schedule

sanitation schedule

Convenience Center Locations & Hours

What Holidays Does Vixster Not Operate?

We apologize to those customers whose scheduled pickup day falls on these holidays, and who will not have trash service for that week. Vixster may choose to add additional observed holidays in which routes will not occur.

Vixster will not operate on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • The Fourth of July