You can drop off all of these items for recycling at the Buncombe County Landfill and Transfer Station at no charge:
- Lead-acid batteries
- Newspaper and brown paper bags
- Office paper and mail
- Corrugated Cardboard
- Commingled Recyclable Containers including #1 - #7 plastic bottles
- Clear, green and brown glass bottles and jars
- Steel Cans
- Yard Waste
- Motor Oils
- White goods including stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, and all metals
- Empty, triple-rinsed pesticide containers
- Empty propane tanks (20lb, gas grill type only)
- Cut, bare real Christmas trees (remove stands, decorations, lights and tinsel)
- Detergent and shampoo bottles
Buncombe County's CFL recycling program benefits residents by making it possible to recycle spent bulbs in a simple, safe and environmentally friendly way. Recycling centers are located at all fire stations in the County. For more information, check out the CFL recycling page.
(Source: Energy Information Administration, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 2001)
Abandoned Manufactured Home Removal
Buncombe County sponsors a program to remove abandoned, dilapidated or unused manufactured homes. The cost to remove the mobile home is covered by the County. There is no charge if you are a Buncombe County property owner.
The goal is to help citizens of the County remove their unwanted manufactured homes in a responsible and non-polluting manner. If you own or are aware of a mobile home in your area that appears to be abandoned or unwanted, please call Buncombe County at 250-5470.