Our Solid Waste Team provides waste disposal and recycling drop-off services to residents and businesses in Wake County, along with award-winning education programs. Last year, the South Wake Landfill accepted 551,000 tons of garbage, and our Waste & Recycling facilities collected 39,000 tons of recycling!
All Wake County Solid Waste Facilities are currently open and operating on normal schedules.
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Customer Support – General Information
919-856-7400 Monday - Friday
Phone Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Solid Waste Director
John Roberson, P.E.
Download a guide to all Wake County Waste and Recycling Drop-off Facilities. (en español)
Facilities Hours of Operations
All facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (at noon) and Christmas Day.