Covenant Recreation and Fitness Center is a recycling center for the following items: 

Covenant Presbyterian Church‘s address is 1000 East Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28204

  • Corks with reCork
  • Cell Phones with Cell Phones for Soldiers
  • CDs & DVDs with Best Buy
  • Ink Cartridges with Staples
  • Rechargeable batteries with Staples

Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Management

The following items are accepted in the Recycle It! Program:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles/jars
  • Juice boxes 
  • Milk and juice cartons 
  • Paper
  • Plastics 1-5 & 7
  • Spiral paper cans
  • Steel/tin cans

Reminder: According to state law, plastic numbers 1 & 2 and aluminum should always be recycled and never discarded in the garbage.

Mecklenburg County – Extra Trash / Bulky Items – Call 3-1-1 to schedule a BULKY item pickup. Items too large to be placed in a rollout cart can be scheduled for collection. To be eligible for this service, you must currently receive garbage collection from the city. When calling, let them know how much extra you have for pickup.

To find recycling centers near you click here.

Paper Shredding: Records Reduction

Disposing of Medicine and Other Health Products

Battery Recycling

Resources for recycling: Earth 911 and Call 2 Recycle

Recycling centers will offer a convenient and free way for customers to recycle rechargeable batteries, cell phones, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) and plastic shopping bags.


Freecycle: Nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and neighborhoods

Terracycle: offers a range of free programs that are funded by conscientious companies, as well as recycling solutions available for purchase for almost every form of waste.