Currituck County Currituck County Image

Recycling Centers

Currituck County has eight manned Recycling Centers for residential solid waste collection and recycling. Each Recycling Center has the capability to recycle many products.

Electronics Recycling

Currituck County Collection Sites for electronics recycling are now established at the following Recycling Centers: 
  • Barco,
  • Knotts Island
  • Moyock
  • Powells Point
  • Shawboro
Electronics recycling includes:
  • computer equipment
  • faxes
  • scanners
  • peripherals
  • televisions,
  • UPS backup systems
  • for other electronic items see the site attendant.

Corolla customers wishing to recycle electronics may now place them curbside for pickup on regularly scheduled pickup days after calling Bay Disposal at 252-491-5105 to request a pickup.

Dry cell batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9-volt) are now collected for recycling at all centers as are CFL (compact fluorescent lamps).  Please see the site attendant to properly dispose of these items in designated collection containers.

Cooking Oil Recycling

Currituck County has added a new recycling program for used fryer oil. A Cooking Oil recycling container is now located at each recycling center. 

Charitable Donations

      Salvation Army Drop boxes are located at many of the centers for charitable donations.

Manned Convenience Center Locations

Knotts Island
180 Knotts Island Rd. (SR 1255)

Moyock    (accepts Oyster Shells for recycling effective October 1, 2011)
101 Panther Landing Rd. (SR 1231)

Shawboro  - Swap Shop location 
426 Shawboro Rd. (NC 34) 

Barco    (accepts Electronics for recycling and Oyster Shells for recycling)
183 Shortcut Rd. (US 158)

6815 Caratoke Hwy. (US 158)

Powells Point
309 N. Spot Rd. (SR 1113)

Gibbs Woods
132 Reeds Rd. (SR 1250)

Carova Beach
2030 Ocean Pearl Rd. (Southern end of Carova Beach; entrance from Ocean Pearl Rd.)

Oyster Shells will be accepted at the Moyock and Barco recycling centers for the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) oyster bed re-seeding program.  Look for the NCDMF signs at the centers.  

Manned Convenience Center Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Centers are closed the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Easter Sunday 
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Note: The centers close at 5:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.