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The Public Services Department works to provide residents with an effective recycling program.  Recyclable materials are collected curbside once a week.

All recycling can be co-mingled and then is sorted at the recycling plant.  Materials should be placed loose in the Village provided cart and placed by the curb no later than 7:00am the day of collection.  

There are, however, materials the Village does not accept, even though they may be recyclable.  Please see the information below to determine what items the Village collects and which items are accepted by other entities (Partners in Recycling).

Recycling Post Card 2019 - resized

Recycling 101 Series 

We created the Recycling 101 Series to answer the most common questions we're asked about recycling. View and/or download our Recycling 101 Series here

Recycling Glass

For information about recycling glass, click here.

Recycling Electronics

The following electronics are accepted at all Moore County's compactor sites between 7:00am and 7:00pm Monday-Saturday:

  • PCs, Hard Drives, Laptops, Mice
  • Scanners & Printers
  • Televisions
  • Copiers
  • Servers
  • GPS Devices
  • Cell phones & PDAs
  • Typewriters
  • Video Games
  • Telephone Systems
  • iPods & MP3 players
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Network Equipment
  • Ink & Toner Cartridges
  • Microwaves
Recycling Challenges and Changes

To learn more about skyrocketing recycling costs across the nation and how Moore County is grappling with the changes, read this article by the Pilot Newspaper. Unfortunately, this is a nation-wide problem and doesn't just affect us here in Pinehurst. Some helpful resources on understanding the recycling crisis in the United States can be found below:

Partners in Recycling

Recyclable materials disposed of by Partners in Recycling:

Batteries
Compact fluorescent lights
Cooking oil & renderings
Electronics
Medicine
Paint
Pesticides
Scrap Metal
Shipping boxes & packaging materials
Tires

Household Hazardous Waste Information 

In addition, Moore County holds an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection event, usually in November. For more information on Household Hazardous Waste and how to dispose of it, click here.