Meck Free Yard bags 2020-09-23T18:38:09-04:00

FREE YARD BAGS

IN

MECKLENBURG COUNTY

It’s that time of year… Leaves!

Mecklenburg County Solid Waste wants you to switch your “Plastic” yard bags with brown paper lawn & leaf bags and here’s the good news…

Mecklenburg County Solid Waste is giving you these bags for FREE

These bags are compostable and will eliminate plastic residue in compost! These Lawn & Leaf bags can be used in Charlotte and every town in Mecklenburg County.

FOR LEAVES, GRASS CLIPPINGS, & YARD WASTE ONLY

Mecklenburg County is working with local retailers to encourage the use of paper lawn bags instead of plastic. So when you think “paper or plastic for lawn and leaf waste?” Please choose PAPER!

You Can Get Your Bags, FREE
For a LIMITED Time Only

You can pick up your free bags at…

Foxhole Recycling Center
17131 Lancaster Highway
Charlotte, NC 28277

North Mecklenburg Recycling Center
12300 N. Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Hickory Grove Recycling Center
8007 Pence Road
Charlotte, NC 28215

Compost Central and Recycling Center
140 Valleydale Road
Charlotte, NC 28214

Paper yard bags are available for purchase at Lowe’s, Home Depot, BJ’s, Sam’s Club, Target stores and many other retail outlets.

Two alternatives to plastic bags for leaf collection in Mecklenburg County are “Simple Plastic Bins” or “The Leaf Burrito”.
leaf burrito
Simple Plastic Bins