Recycling in Mt. Pleasant


Residents of Mt. Pleasant living in single-family homes are eligible for Curbside Recycling, collected every Tuesday. If you live in an apartment or other attached housing unit, or have items not collected at curbside, you can use Drop Off recycling options at locations around the County.


For information on how to recycle an item, select the category you want to recycle:


  • Newspapers
  • Magazines / Catalogs
  • Office / School / Computer Paper
  • Paperback Books/Phone Books
  • Junk Mail
  • Cereal (food/shoe/beverage) Boxes
  • Cardboard (corrugated, brown) Boxes
  • Shredded Paper

Plastic / Glass / Metal

  • Plastic Containers (bottles and wide-mouth #1 - 7)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Steel Cans (soup, vegetables)
  • Aluminum Cans (beverage, pet food)
  • Appliances (large and small)
  • Scrap Metal (grill, swing set, mower)


  • Electronics (computers, TVs, cell phones, DVD, etc.)
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Batteries--Car/Truck/Boat
  • Batteries--Household
  • Cooking Oil
  • Motor Oil/Filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Tires
  • Wooden Pallets