Recycling Center

The City of Lenoir Recycling Center is located on Pennton Avenue. The center accepts common recyclables from city of Lenoir residents only. Rear view mirror hangers are available at the recycling center or at the front desk on the first floor of City Hall.


  • Monday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Curbside Recycling

The City does not offer curbside recycling pickup. Residents who are interested in curbside recycling can contract with Simply Green Recycling.

christmas and new years Holiday Schedule

The Recycling Center will be closed on Saturday, December 25 and on Saturday, January 1.

Recyclables Accepted

  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard (broken down)
  • Fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs
  • Electronic components including
    • Computer monitors
    • Copy machines
    • DVD and VCR players
    • Keyboards
    • Processors
    • TVs
  • Glass (clear, green, and brown)
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Metal cans
  • Newspaper, Paper
  • Plastic containers (large containers should be crushed)
A man carries newspaper to the bin at the Recycling Center
A man dumps plastic containers into a bin at the Recycling center
Recycled cans at the Recycling Center