Gastonia's New Drop-Off Recycling & Resource Center is Open!

Take your recyclables to our new drop-off Recycling & Resource Center located at 3175 Duke Street in Gastonia! This new drop-off center is the result of a partnership between the City of Gastonia and Gaston County to offer more user-friendly options for recyclers.

The new center is open from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday and accepts plastic, cardboard, glass, paper, steel and aluminum cans. For more information, please call 704-922-7729.

Need a list of items that can be recycled? Click here


You can also take your recyclables to the Farmers Market located at 410 E. Long Avenue in Gastonia.


Other recycling centers located in Gaston County are listed below.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Sunday 

  • Crowders Creek - 1120 CP Groves Road, Gastonia
  • Hardin - 3155 Philadelphia Church Road, Dallas 
  • New Hope - 235 Lake Wylie Road, Belmont
  • Riverbend - 146 Mountain Island Road, Mount Holly
  • Tryon - 2755 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City



Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052