Union County Solid Waste & Recycling Centers

Union County provides additional ways for residents to dispose of recycling and other waste that may not be accepted during regular trash or bulk pick-ups. For more information, visit https://www.unioncountync.gov/government/departments-r-z/waste-and-recycling

Goldmine Residential Waste and Recycling Center
4600 Goldmine Road, Monroe

Piedmont Residential Waste and Recycling Center
3005 Love Mill Road, Monroe (located beside Piedmont High School)

Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Closed on: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Items Accepted at the Above Locations

Costs
Household Recycling:  Free of charge, except for TVs.  There is a $10 fee per TV.
(There is no scrap metal or appliance recycling at this location.)

Household Bagged Garbage

  • Small garbage bag (up to 13 gallons) = $0.75/bag
  • Large garbage bag (14-33 gallons) = $1.25/bag
  • Extra-large garbage bag (34 to a maximum of 55 gallons) = $5.00/bag
  • *Garbage bag sizes measured according to our on-site sample bags.


ANYTHING THAT’S NOT BAGGED HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE OR HOUSEHOLD RECYCLABLES GOES TO THE LARGE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY AT 2125 AUSTIN CHANEY RD, WINGATE. 
 
For questions about the disposal of Household Hazardous Waste, call 704-296-4213.