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St. James Options 2024

 Never bag recyclables in plastic - If you must bag, please use paper.

Sonoco Recycling computer scanners can identify anything larger than the palm of your hand, appx. 3” x 3”. Anything smaller should go into household trash.

Plastics coded #1, #2 & #5 are acceptable in curbside recycle bins.


  •  UNCW Warehouse (Wilmington) accepts:                                                

  • Address: 5179 Lionfish Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403-5648

  •  Shredded paper - must be placed in a paper bag, secured at the top with a staple or small piece of scotch tape.

  • All electronics that have a cord, take batteries, or charges. The only non acceptable electronics from the public are large appliances, refrigerators, lightbulbs, batteries, printer cartridges, CRT TVs (large TVs that are not flat).

  • Mulch and pet food plastic bags (+ many other similar plastic bags)

  • Always leave bottle tops on milk containers.

  • Recycling containers for Tennis balls are located on all St. James Tennis courts.

  • Slightly stained pizza boxes without food waste can be recycled in curbside bins and other locations.

  • A recent EPA study found that recycling and reuse activities in the US accounted for 681,000 jobs and $37.8 billion in wages, including here in NC.

Lady recycling
Various recycle containers
A recycle collection place
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