Garbage/Recycling

Garbage collection is provided to all Town residents along with a rollout container. The Town does not charge for garbage collection; however, there is a landfill fee of $15.40 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 provided to all Town residents at no charge. Recycling is collected every other week on the same day as garbage collection. Please place your recyclable material in the recycle cart provided to all Town residents. Recycling must be placed curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. the day of collection.

If you need a recycling cart, call 800-832-5439.

Items that can be recycled:

  • Aerosol Spray Cans
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cardboard
  • Cereal Food Boxes
  • Glass Bottles
  • Household Plastic 1
  • Household Plastic 2
  • Household Plastic 3
  • Household Plastic 4
  • Household Plastic 5
  • Household Plastic 6
  • Household Plastic 7
  • Magazines
  • Mail
  • Paper
  • Paperboard
  • Phonebooks
  • Steel Cans

Items that cannot be recycled:

  • Plastic Bags (grocery, dry cleaning, etc)
  • Styrofoam Containers
  • Wax Coated Cardboard
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Clothing and Shoes
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Yard Waste
  • Scrap Metal

A state law banning the disposal of plastic bottles in landfills became effective Oct. 1, 2009. Plastic bottles and aluminum cans are 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.

For convenient reference, please download the Mocksville Garbage and Recycling Guide and Calendar.

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 800-832-5439.

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

Electronic Recycle Dates

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 Susan Hawkins with NC Cooperative Extension, Davie County Center, 336-753-6100.

Electronic Recycling Days

Davie County offers electronic recycling at the Davie County Convenience Center located at 360 Dalton Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

Saturday, January 27, 2024
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Saturday, July 27, 2024
Saturday, October 26, 2024

Electronic Recycling Days are held on the last Saturday of the first month of each quarter.

  • PCs, Hard Drives, Laptops
  • Televisions
  • Keyboards and Mice
  • Servers
  • Cell Phones and PDAs
  • Video Games
  • iPods and MP3 players
  • Scanners
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • GPS
  • Typewriters
  • Telephone Systems
  • Rechargeable Batteries

Items not accepted:

  • Large appliances: washer, dryers, etc, the convenience site accepts these items, not the recycling vendors
  • Items containing refrigerants:  dehumidifiers, water coolers, etc.
  • Items containing oil:  oil-filled heaters
  • Loose batteries (batteries contained within devices are ok)
  • Items containing mercury:  thermostats (we can accept LCD monitors and TV’s which have mercury bulbs)
  • Smoke detectors
  • CD’s, cassettes, and videotapes

The event will accept standard household/office environment electronics: computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, phones, laptops, tablets, DVD players, cable boxes, toasters, curling irons, hairdryers, etc.

Thanks to a new contract with Davie County, Davie residents can now take many items to 3RC for disposal at no cost to them. To find a complete list of accepted items and guidelines visit the 3RC EnvrioStation website. Visit Earth 911 for a convenient search tool, or call 1-800-Cleanup to find recycling locations for a range of products.

For more information, contact Davie County Public Utilities at (336) 753-6090. The landfill is located at 360 Dalton Road.

Davie County’s free electronic events are for the residents of Davie County only. Picture identification may be required. Electronics will only be accepted during the event between 8 a.m. until noon.

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