Items to EXCLUDE in your recycling:

  • Wire Fencing
  • Propane Tanks
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Compost
  • Used Napkins
  • Used Paper Towels
  • Used Tissues
  • Liquids or Foods
  • Medical Waste
  • Plastic Coated Items
  • Clothing
  • Water Hoses
  • Treated Lumber
  • Plastic Bags
  • Window Glass
  • Wax Coated Items
  • *Plastic bags can be recycled at all grocery stores.

Items to recycle at 336 Landfill Road, Boone, NC ONLY:

  • Hazardous Waste Materials
  • Old Tires
  • Cooking Oil/Grease
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Yard Waste
  • Appliances
  • *Rims allowed on old tires
    *Appliances include: A/C Units, Water Tanks, Electronics, TV’s, Computers, Microwaves, etc.
    *Large tube lights and car batteries
    *Fees may apply on these items.

Items to recycle at ANY/ALL Watauga County Collection Sites:

  • Glass
  • All colors accepted; place blue with the brown
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Must be flattened
  • Plastics
  • Grades 1-7 with lids, Egg cartons, most to-go cups and trays (grade 6 – PS)
  • Paper & Pasteboard
  • Newspaper, junk mail, clean food boxes, etc.
  • Tin & Aluminum
  • Food containers should be rinsed clean
  • Batteries & Light
  • Smaller batteries and light bulbs.

Watauga County Convenience Center Locations:

Old Landfill Convenience Center and Landfill

336 Landfill Road, Boone, NC, 28607
Mon – Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
Sun 1:00am-5:00pm (closes one hour early in winter)

Aho Convenience Center

5645 hwy 321 south, blowing rock, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Bethel Convenience Center

4859 Bethel Road, Vilas, NC
Mon, Tue, Thu 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Deep Gap Convenience Center

8165 Hwy. 421 South, Deep Gap, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Green Valley Convenience Center

6165 hwy 194 N, Todd, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Valle Crucis Convenience Center

5400 North Carolina 194, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Cove Creek/Zionville Convenience Center

8600 hwy 421 N, zionville, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

221 South Convenience Center

5600 hwy 221 south, blowing rock, nc
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Triplett Convenience Center

125 Jake’s Mountain Road, Deep Gap, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)

Foscoe Convenience Center

10307 Hwy 105, Banner Elk, NC
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:30am-7:00pm
Sat 8:00am-7:00pm
(all close one hour earlier in winter)