Batteries, Oil, Fuel

The landfill and convenience sites offer special recycling to our citizens for certain household hazardous wastes and universal wastes.

Accepted Batteries:

Citizen Battery Guidelines E-Book

Battery TypeCategoryTaped or BaggedLocation Accepted
AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt, 21/23 
Dry CellN/ALandfill and Convenience Sites
Rechargeable batteries
Dry CellN/ALandfill and Convenience Sites
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)Dry CellN/ALandfill and Convenience Sites
Zinc CarbonDry CellN/ALandfill and Convenience Sites
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Rechargeable batteries, computer/laptop chargers, drill or power tool batteries, small button cell batteries, over 9 Volt
Lithium-IonTerminals must be taped or placed in plastic, Ziploc bag (no grocery bags)Landfill and Convenience Sites
Lead Acid
Car/machine batteries, VRLA, AGM, Gel, Deep Cycle
Lead AcidTape terminals if exposedLandfill and Convenience Sites

Gasoline and Diesel:

You must make appointments to dispose of gasoline and diesel fuel at the landfill. Limits of 5-10 gallons per citizen/customer will be enforced. If citizens have more than the listed amount, we encourage you to wait until the next Household Hazardous Waste collection day.

Effective July 1, 2021 there will be a gasoline tipping fee of $2.00 per gallon.

Call (910) 937-1449 to schedule your appointment.

Used Motor Oil:

Used Motor Oil is accepted at the Landfill and Convenience Sites from Onslow County household residents only - no commercial. 

Please make sure oil is in original labeled container and sealed prior to disposing. Currently no fees apply.