Archives for September 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE – SPECIAL CALLED MEETING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 5:00 P.M.

The Town of Mocksville Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting in the board room at the Mocksville Town Hall on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to discuss an Ordinance Change to Article VI, Section 3, Solid Waste Disposal and Collection and a personnel matter.  The Board will go into closed session to discuss the personnel matter.

Garbage/Recycling

Garbage collection is provided to all Town residents along with a roll out container. The Town does not charge for garbage collection; however there is a landfill fee of $3.50 per month included with your utility bill. Garbage collection for residents inside the city limits is every Friday morning and it is recommended that trash be placed curbside on Thursday evening. Only one container per address is permitted.

Recycling is a county wide program available to all Davie County residents at no charge. Recycling is collected every other week on the same day as garbage collection. Please place your recyclable material in recycle cart provided to all Town and County residents. Recycling must be placed curbside no later than 6:00 am the day of collection. If you need a recycling cart call: 800.832.5439. For convenient reference, please download the Mocksville Garbage and Recycling Guide and Calendar.

A state law banning disposal of plastic bottles in landfills became effective Oct. 1, 2009. Plastic bottles join aluminum cans, which have been banned since 1994, as items that must be recycled. The law does not apply to containers that are intended for use in the sale and distribution of motor oil or plastic pesticide bottles.

Items too large for bins may be taken to the Davie County Landfill located at 360 Dalton Road, Mocksville, NC.

For additional information please contact Republic Services, Incorporated at 800-832-543.

For Pesticide and Chemical Disposal, Please contact Phil at the Davie County Extension Office 336 753-6100.

Electronics Banned in Landfills

In North Carolina it is illegal to dispose of televisions and electronics, such as computers, printers, and video games, in the landfill. These items must be recycled for proper disposal.

Working electronics may be donated to Goodwill. For more information on recycling options contact Pam Jones with NC Cooperative Extension, Davie County Center, 336-753-6100.

Halloween Spooktacular Fest – October 31, 2016

spookfest

Free Electronics Recycling Day Saturday, October 29

Free electronics recycling days for Davie County are held on the last Saturday of the first month of each quarter at the landfill located at 360 Dalton Road in Mocksville.  The next free electronic recycling day will be Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 8:00 AM until noon.

Items that will be collected include PCs, hard drives, laptops, televisions, keyboards and mice, servers, cell phones, PDAs, video games, iPods and MP3 players, network equipment, consumer electronics, scanners, printers, copiers, GPS units, typewriters, telephone systems, rechargeable batteries and ink and toner cartridges.

There are other recycling options for many of these items, and working electronics can still be donated to Goodwill.

Davie County offers free electronic collection events on the last Saturday of the first month in each calendar quarter.

Remember, it is illegal to dispose of televisions, computers, printers, video games and other electronics in the landfill. These items must be recycled.